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Atlanta Gay Bars Targeted by Terrorist Threats, Suspect Arrested

A man in Georgia was arrested for allegedly making terroristic threats on social media against at least two LGBTQ+ nightclubs.Chase Staubs was taken into custody over Thanksgiving for making threats against two gay clubs in Atlanta, Heretic and Felix’s. No motivation was provided for the alleged crimes by police, but police did say a pepper spray gun believed used in the threats was recovered at the suspect’s home.The Atlanta Police Department said in a statement that officers responded on Wednesday to a bar identified as Heretic, meeting with employees who said they “observed threatening remarks made towards their establishment on social media.” On Thursday police responded to Felix’s, where employees and patrons told police they asked Staubs to leave the bar once he was identified.“The person appeared to be the same individual involved in making bias terroristic threats” against the Heretic, police said.RELATED: Photos: Who Were the 5 Victims of the Club Q Shooting?Officers quickly notified detectives with the APD Homeland Security Unit.
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A judge just bench slapped Lindsey Graham like a little b*tch
A Georgia judge just threw the book at Lindsey Graham.The anti-LGBTQ senator was served with a subpoena last week from Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ special grand jury investigating ex-president Donald Trump‘s failed attempt to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia.Graham’s attorneys initially responded by issuing statement saying that he fully intends to fight the subpoena, calling the whole thing nothing more than a “fishing expedition.”“Senator Graham plans to go to court, challenge the subpoena, and expects to prevail,” attorneys Bart Daniel and Matt Austin said.But a judge ruled yesterday that, nope, sorry, he’s gotta testify.Related: Lindsey Graham reaches for his smelling salts after being slapped with grand jury subpoenaFulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ordered that Graham testify before the special grand jury on August 2, saying he is a “necessary and material witness” in Willis’ probe.The jury wants to speak with him about those two phone calls he made to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his staff shortly after the 2020 election.According to court documents, Graham “questioned Raffensperger and his staff about reexamining certain absentee ballots cast in Georgia in order to explore the possibility of a more favorable outcome for former President Donald Trump.”The filing also says Graham brought up accusations of widespread voter fraud, which have since been disproven.Related: Ketanji Brown Jackson handles Lindsey Graham like a boss during extremely stupid line of questioningThe special grand jury has also subpoenaed seven other people, including Trump’s personal lawyer/sideshow act Rudy Giuliani.In a statement last week, Willis said, “It is my hope that Sen.
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