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‘Your house could be torched, a gun could be used’: Child of Minnesota lesbian couple threatened by neighbor

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A lesbian couple in St. Peter, Minnesota are badly shaken after receiving an anonymous letter threatening their lives and the life of their daughter, the Mankota Free Press reports.

Along with claiming the women are “mentally ill,” that they “freak out” their friends and are “lowering property values,” the letter’s anonymous author also made specific threats against their safety.

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“You never know … your house could be torched, a gun could be used to eliminate you,” the homophobic letter reads.

The women, who chose to remain anonymous, told the Mankota Free Press they believe the letter’s author lives in their neighborhood based on specific threats they made against their daughter.

“She needs to look out behind her back also,” the letter-writer said. “I know where she goes to school!”

Though they considered leaving their home after receiving the letter, the women said they don’t want to give the homophobic letter-writer the satisfaction.

“If someone from the neighborhood is watching and thinking, ‘I scared them out,’” one of the women told the Press, “no, they have not.”

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Despite the fear the letter instilled, the couple told the Press that they’ve been inspired by the response from their community.

“I have never, ever in my entire life felt unsafe in St. Peter. This is where I grew up. This is my home,” one of them said. “If anything, [the response] made me more proud to live in St. Peter. Reading and hearing and seeing all the amazing things that people are saying and doing for us.”


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‘That’s not true’: CNN host disputes ex-Trump adviser who says ‘typical’ family won’t work because of $600 checks

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Former White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett claimed on Tuesday that a "typical median family" is being paid $90,000 to stay home during the pandemic if they are receiving the $600 weekly federal unemployment benefits.

In an interview on CNN, host Poppy Harlow challenged the former Trump adviser when he downplayed the urgency of extending the unemployment benefits.

"You and I don't rely on $600 a week to pay our rent or feed our family," Harlow explained. "That's not our situation. But for millions of Americans, it is. And they stopped getting those checks on Friday and that's why I don't think it's too far to say that it's a failure [of government]."

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Cops handcuff 4 black children at gunpoint after pulling over wrong vehicle

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Aurora, Colorado police are being criticized nationwide after officers stopped an SUV and forced the occupants, including four Black children, out of the vehicle, handcuffed at least two of them with their hands behind their backs, and forced them to lie face down on the hot parking lot pavement.

In the video below the children and the adult driving the car can be heard crying and screaming. The youngest girl, just six years old, is wearing a tiara. Some of the officers are not wearing masks.

ABC affiliate The Denver Channel reports the cops made an error, wrongly "matching" the license plate number of the SUV to an out-of-state license plate of a motorcycle.

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Bank VP gets booted from family business after responding to Obama’s eulogy with racist Facebook screed

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According to the Valdosta Daily Times, an executive at a small family bank has been removed from his job after a racist, anti-Semitic Facebook post in response to President Barack Obama's eulogy of civil rights leader John Lewis.

"David Hollis has been asked by Citizens Community Bank to resign both his position and his role on the bank's board of directors, according to a CCB statement to the Valdosta Daily Times," reported Chris Herbert. "'The employee was asked to submit his resignation and is no longer employed by the bank, nor will he be serving on the board of directors,' the statement read."

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