Call the irony police! Father Michael Pfleger, the radical left-wing priest, friend of Jeremiah Wright, and mainstay of the hard-left community in Chicago that bequeathed the political rise of Barack Obama to America, has a hypocrisy problem.
Father Pfleger, you see, is a violent anti-gun advocate. When I use the term “violent,” I mean it. In 2007, he was rebuked by his bishop (who happened to be a cardinal – Cardinal George of the Chicago Archdiocese) for publicly threatening to “snuff out” a gun store-owner. That’s right: bring “peace” by snuffing out opponents. The peace of the dead, I guess.
Well, rules are for other people. W.J. Kennedy of Chicago City Wire reports:
An armed security guard associated with staunch anti-gun and nationally known social activist, Father Michael Pfleger, was arrested on May 27 outside St. Sabina’s Roman Catholic Church on the South Side where Pfleger is a senior pastor.
The Chicago Police (CPD) charged Henry Eugene Hale, 35, with possessing a firearm without a valid Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card. He was released on $150 bond. …
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