The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday indefinitely suspended Mark and Patricia McCloskeys' licenses after Missouri’s chief disciplinary counsel petitioned the court to do so. But later, the court stayed their suspensions and placed them on probation for a year instead.
Critics say Missouri Senate Bill 666 (yes, really) -- dubbed the "Make Murder Legal Act" -- would shield killers from prosecution and protect the "lynching of Black men."
Richard Callahan, a former U.S. attorney appointed by Obama, was named the special prosecutor to investigate Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the white couple who aimed guns at peaceful protesters in St. Louis.
On Tuesday a grand jury handed down an indictment against Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who now face charges of unlawful use of a weapon and evidence tampering.
Democrats are trying to spread a message of racial unity during their national convention, but Republicans are apparently planning for the polar opposite when they gather to nominate Donald Trump for re-election.
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