KKK Missouri Chapter Threatens Ferguson Protesters with ‘Lethal Force’

Protesters march Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protesters again gathered Thursday evening, walking in laps near the spot where Michael Brown was shot. Some were in organized groups, such as clergy members. More signs reflected calls by protesters to remove the prosecutor, Robert McCulloch, from the case. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Protesters march Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protesters again gathered Thursday evening, walking in laps near the spot where Michael Brown was shot. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Alice Speri, VICE NEWS

ST. LOUIS (Vice.com)—Members of a Missouri-based KKK chapter have been distributing fliers in the St. Louis metro area and on social media promising to use “lethal force” against Ferguson protesters they say have threatened police officers and their families.

In the flier, the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan refer to the protesters as “terrorists” masquerading as peaceful, and says that they have “awakened a sleeping giant.”

“You have been warned by the Ku Klux Klan!” the flier exclaims. “There will be consequences for your acts of violence against the peaceful, law-abiding citizens of Missouri.”

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