Louisville Rioters Arrested After Left-Wing Church Offers Refuge From Police

Two dozen more far-left rioters in Louisville, Kentucky were arrested by police, after a left-wing church attempted to offer refuge to the rioters from the imposed curfew, according to Fox News.

On the second consecutive night of rioting in the city, the “First Unitarian Church of Louisville” offered its property as a refuge for rioters who were in violation of the strict curfew of 9 P.M. However, police officers moved onto the property regardless and blocked several exits, ultimately arresting 24 rioters; among those arrested was State Representative Attica Scott (D-Ky.).

There were still around 50 rioters outside the church, with about 20 managing to get inside the church’s sanctuary. Outside, black rioters made violent threats against any and all White people in the vicinity of the church; one rioter was caught on-camera screaming expletives at White people and ordering them to leave, or else he would attack them.

A spokesperson for the church attempted to justify its actions, claiming that their goal was to create “a safe space of love and compassion in the service of justice.”

The two nights of rioting are the result of Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s (R-Ky.) announcement of the grand jury results in the police-involved death of Breonna Taylor, a black woman. Cameron confirmed that none of the three officers involved would face any charges in Taylor’s death.

Only one officer is facing any charges, those being three counts of “wanton endangerment” for recklessly firing his gun during the shootout between police and Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, for whom the police had an arrest warrant on drug-related charges. Walker fired first, shooting one of the officers, and thus forcing the officers to react in self-defense; Taylor was killed by a stray bullet, while Walker was ultimately arrested.

On the first night of riots, two police officers were shot by a rioter; both officers are expected to recover, and the shooter was arrested and is facing charges. Overall, 127 rioters were arrested for the destruction of numerous buildings and other property in the city of Louisville, the latest in a long string of far-left race riots in major cities across America.

About Eric Lendrum

Eric Lendrum graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the Secretary of the College Republicans and the founding chairman of the school’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter. He has interned for Young America’s Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, and the White House, and has worked for numerous campaigns including the 2018 re-election of Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22).

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