Advertisement
Pfleger

Anti-Gun Priest’s Body Guard Arrested for Illegally Packing Heat

Advertisement

Recently, we discussed a report on anti-gunner David Hogg’s being flanked with what appeared to be armed bodyguards — it’s the same thing we see over and over: “You can’t have your guns, but man, I sure want them around me.”

Well, here we are again.

Father Michael Pfleger, a staunch anti-gunner and activist, just very publicly added his name to the hypocritical list when it was discovered that his body guard, Henry Hale, was packing a little heat of his own.

Oh, and he wasn’t carrying legally, like, at all.

Check out this report by the Chicago City Wire:

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.

Advertisement

A spokesperson for the CPD told Chicago City Wire that police officers approached Hale at the church, which is at 1200 W. 78th Place, when “they saw him holding a firearm.”

There’s two sides to this coin, of course:

First of all, if you’re going to be a security guard, know and obey laws pertaining to your flipping job. I mean, come on.

At the same time, however, the mere concept of a Firearm Owner ID card is ludicrous. It hurts a little to point out infractions of stuff like this, because the FOID is a terrible institution.

Pfleger very likely backs the FOID, however, which seems more than enough reason to me to expect his guard to follow the laws — or better yet, remain as armed as Pfleger wants to see all of us.

What do you think? Please share this on Facebook and Twitter and let us know!

Advertisement
Advertisement
Categories: General, News
Advertisement
Advertisement
About John Falkenberg | View all posts by John Falkenberg

Falkenberg is a veteran writer and active voice in the gun community. He is passionate about not only ensuring that American citizens know their rights, but why they have those…

Falkenberg is a veteran writer and active voice in the gun community. He is passionate about not only ensuring that American citizens know their rights, but why they have those rights and what a gift it is to be in a country that acknowledges their God-given freedoms. His standard concealed carry rig is a Tristar T-100 in 9mm settled comfortably in a Quick Click and Carry Holster made by JM4 Tactical.

Posts – Below Author – Small Square 1 (150×150)Advertisement
Posts – Below Author – Small Square 2 (150×150)Advertisement
Posts – Below Author – Small Square 3 (150×150)Advertisement
Posts – Below Author – Small Square 4 (150×150)Advertisement