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MS-13 vs. The Arizona Minutemen
So is this "war" between LA's most powerful Latino gang and the vigilante border patrol group actually happening? Minutemen organizer James Gilchrist claimed that Mara Salvatrucha was planning to go toe-to-toe with his team of Mexico-America border watchers because their efforts were going to limit their smuggling trade. With as many reporters there as there are minute men, we haven't heard anything about gun play and gang warfare.
Mostly, there seems to be a lot of signs and marches.
No way that Gilchrist invoked the name of the most dangerous gang in America just to get more coverage, right? Surely MS-13 would take time out of it's busy schedule of running illegal trade nationwide and in El Salvador to deal with a few "patriots" with some guns and several dozen camera crews. Right?
We here at LAist are happy to oblige you, Mr. Gilchrist.
photo by Yuri Cortez.
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