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Now The Rosary Is Racist, Compared To ‘Sacred’ AR-15

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  • Atlantic Magazine turns down Nutty Street in story about the Rosary.
  • Says: ‘Just as the AR-15 rifle has become a sacred object for Christian nationalists in general, the rosary has acquired a militaristic meaning for radical-traditional (or “rad trad”) Catholics. On this extremist fringe, rosary beads have been woven into a conspiratorial politics and absolutist gun culture. These armed radical traditionalists have taken up a spiritual notion that the rosary can be a weapon in the fight against evil and turned it into something dangerously literal.’

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