Oath Keepers Turn Up at Michael Brown Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Oath Keepers Appear at Ferguson Protests

NBC News reports that several members of the heavily armed right wing group walked the streets of Ferguson with what appeared to be assault rifles, bulletproof vests and camouflage gear

by #teamEBONY, August 12, 2015

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Oath Keepers Turn Up at Michael Brown Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Oath Keepers Turn Up at Michael Brown Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Heavily-armed members of a controversial right-wing "patriot" group added an extra dose of unease to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, early Tuesday. The Oath Keepers organization says its members — all former military, police and first responders — pledge to "defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

However, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar described their presence as "both unnecessary and inflammatory."







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