Mark McCloskey to Newsmax: ‘By God, I Did It; That’s What the Guns Were For’

Avoiding felony gun charges, Mark and Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges Thursday, settling a legal battle over whether the gun-toting couple broke laws in holding guns as protesters broke the gate and walked through their neighborhood last year.

“He dropped all the felony charges, all the gun charges, and charged me with a crime that said I purposely placed other people in apprehension of imminent fear of physical injury — and, by God, I did it,” McCloskey told Newsmax’s “Greg Kelly Reports.”

“That’s what the guns were for. The guns were there to scare people off and make sure they didn’t approach us. And that’s what the guns did.

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