Murder Soars in Chicago; Cops Focus On Raiding Black Church Services for Distancing Violations

by Monica Showalter
American Thinker

The coronavirus crisis is dying down, and the murder rate is back in solid blue Chicago, but that hasn’t stopped city officials from enforcing their “priorities.”

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday launched a police raid on a predominately black church for holding services in defiance of her coronavirus shutdown orders.

Lightfoot allegedly dispatched three marked squad cars and two unmarked police vehicles full of officers to Chicago Cornerstone Baptist Church in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

Cornerstone Pastor Courtney Lewis was in the middle of his sermon when he heard loud banging on the church’s front doors. After discovering it was the police, he instructed the men of the church to lock the door and deny the officers entry, Todd Starnes reported.

Lewis said he felt as if he was confronting “the Soviet-style KGB” as they continued banging on the door and demanding the church be shut down.

This is pretty revolting just in itself — after all, hadn’t the ruling leftists in Chicago made a big stink about churches being sanctuaries from jackbooted federal government thugs in the matter of allowing illegal aliens to thumb their nose at the law with impunity?

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