Jesse (racecard) jackson arrested at gun shop

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  1. Rommelvon

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    You have to be a member of the Chicago Tribune to read your link. Can you cut/paste it, or summarize it?
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    sorry SM...here's the story

    June 23, 2007 - Rev. Jesse Jackson was among those arrested while demonstrating outside a south suburban gun shop. Father Michael Pleger was also arrested.

    They were released around 3:45 p.m. Saturday, but they were back inside the police station in Riverdale Saturday evening talking to the police and trying to press charges against the gun shop owner who called the police on them.

    The arrests stemmed from a gun control march that Saturday afternoon. Chuck's Gun Shop has often been linked to guns that are later used in crimes. Therefore, it is a frequent target of gun control activists.

    Jackson and Pfleger claim that, at one point, they were invited in by the gun shop owner, but they declined, fearing for their safety. They also claim that the shopkeeper pushed Reverend Jackson just before they were arrested.

    " The police believe that store has a right to lock us out and that is not offensive to push us physically," Jackson said.

    "We stopped nobody from going in or coming out," Pfleger said. "They said we were being arrested for trespassing. According to what is written on my paper, [we] 'knowingly entered and remained on the property.' I never entered anything. I was standing on the sidewalk."

    Reverend Jackson is pressing charges against the gun shop owner for what he said was an assault on his person. The incident only intensifies activists desire to see the doors to the gun shop shut.

    Marchers will be at the shop again on Friday at noon.

    ABC7 Chicago spoke to the gun shop owner and he also said that he invited Jackson and Pfleger in, and when they did not accept his invitation to come in and talk to him, that is when he called the police. However, he did not address charges as to whether he pushed or did not push Reverend Jackson.
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    Thanks, Rom. I'm sure ol' Jesse is loving every minute of this. :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
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    Who cares, it won't make the self-serving, self-rightious , self-appointed messiah shut up.
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    Good ol' JJ He has a new Credit Card to get out of jail...

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    I was about to list all the disgusting things this man has done during his life. But, I had to stop. I think we all know what he's about.

    A POS if there ever was one.
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    And he isn't even a "Reverend...."
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    How was that again?!
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    Why'n heck is'nt JJ in Ohio raising hell about the black cop accused of murdering his whitey girlfriend and unborn child?!

    Because that would make "his" people look bad, reckon?
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    I wonder if the gun shop owner is white? If he is do enhanced penalties apply and make it a hate crime?
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    Now Now, we all know only whitey can be racist....and Jesse is doing reverand work ya see...besides, it's not PC to make jesse pay for his racist doings:p
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    I'm just plain sick of lookin' at and hearin' about this guy! Isn't there anything goin' on anywhere that he doesn't stick his long nose into?!
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    He's just a bad joke!:mad:
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    JJ is a con artist, nothing more.
    And, there are people who allow him to con them.
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