On June 28, lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey armed themselves outside of their St. Louis home in response to a group of protesters that broke the gate to the private street on their way to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s house. Since then, state Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed a lawsuit against the couple and had them charged with one felony count each of Unlawful Use of a Weapon – Flourishing. Now, Missouri attorney general Eric Schmitt is dismissing the case.
The case has gained national attention - Missouri maintains a castle doctrine law that allows for residents to respond to intruders with . . .
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