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Houston Press Reporter Robbed At Gunpoint In Montrose

Houston Press' Meagan Flynn (photo courtesy of Meagan Flynn Twitter @meagan_flynn)

A Houston Press reporter was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight in Montrose by a group of teenage boys.


HOUSTON, Tx. Sept. 21 — A respected Houston Press Investigative Reporter was robbed at gunpoint in the Montrose community by a group of teenage boys. The suspects managed to get the Reporter’s computer, cell phone, and purse before fleeing the scene.

Meagan Flynn, of the Houston Press found herself on the opposite side of the news after leaving Campesino coffeehouse at the corner of Waugh Drive and Missouri Street.

Flynn managed to get back to the coffeehouse unharmed and called police. Her description of the suspects allowed the Montrose Patrol to quickly identify the fleeing vehicle. Houston Police pursued in a chase that trailed from Montrose into the Heights, after a brief foot chase, the suspects were captured.

“I had always thought I would be a fighter; that, if not by overpowering an attacker with strength, I would with smarts: strategically elbowing him in the gut, strategically kicking him in the nuts,” Flynn describes in a self-published article on the Houston Press website.

Woman In Intensive Care After Hit And Run Driver On Washington Avenue!

Hit And Run Driver Strikes Woman On Washington Avenue In Front Of Her Partner.

HOUSTON, Tx. Houston Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver that struck  a woman Saturday afternoon on Washington Avenue in front of her partner. The car is described only as a white BMW.

The victim, Baily Margoliner has been listed in stable condition at Ben Taub Hospital. Margoliner suffered an fractured skull, internal bleeding, multiple broken bones, and a broken leg.

The couple were attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Yale Street and Washington Avenue when the accident happened.

Her partner, Haily Manchester, was not injured in the accident. Friends have set up a GoFundMe here.

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Montrose Protest For Friday!

Westboro Baptist Church Plans Montrose Protest For Friday!

Known Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group Plans Pickets At Montrose Center And Gender Infinity Conference For Friday!

The fundamentalist and LGBTQ+ hate group, Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has announced its members plan to picket The Montrose Center in Montrose, and the Gender Infinity Conference at the University of Houston on Friday.

WBC, arguably the most obnoxious and rabid hate group in America announced their ‘God H8s Trannies’ tour will land on Friday, September 16 at the Montrose Center. They claim the LGBT+ community center is an “oozing, purulent sore of sodomite contagion: pushing proud sin and the proliferation of incurable disease.”

According to WBC’s website the planned picket will occur at the Montrose Center, located at 401 Branard St. from 11:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. The group then will travel to the University of Houston to picket the Gender Conference from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WBC is known for its harsh anti-LGBTQ+ beliefs and the crude signs its members carry at their frequent protests. When gay student Matthew Shepard died of injuries inflicted in a brutal hate crime in Laramie, Wyo. WBC was vaulted to worldwide infamy as they protested Shepard’s funeral. Members picketed carrying signs that read “God Hates Fags” and “AIDS Kills Fags Dead.”

 

White Lives Matter Officially Labeled Hate Group

White Lives Matter Officially Labeled Hate Group

The protest in Houston outside the offices of the NAACP has lead the Southern Poverty Law Center to place the organization alongside some of the nation’s most racist and homophobic groups.

The White Lives Matter movement has been officially labeled a “hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center due to it’s racist reaction to the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, is tasked with tracking discriminatory groups that target minorities. White Lives Matter is ‘self-described’ as working towards the “preservation of the white race.”

White-Lives-Matter-Officially-Labeled-Hate-Group-About-Magazine White Lives Matter Officially Labeled Hate Group

The newly labeled hate group was created in response to the passionate movement of Black Lives Matter, created to advocate for the African-American community against police violence.

The recent protest by White Lives Matter in Houston was calling for the NAACP to denounce Black Lives Matter. The group held their protest outside the offices of the NAACP, with assault rifles and Confederate flags.

The Southern Poverty Law Center currently lists 892 active hate groups in the country with 48 of those anti-LGBTQ+ hate groups.