Counter-Revolutionary Organization on Salvation and Service


Counter-Revolutionary Organization on Salvation and Service

The Counter-Revolutionary Organization on Salvation and Service (CROSS) was a short-lived white-supremacist group. It was founded by the right-wing evangelist Bill Beeny in St. Louis, Missouri during the mid-1960s, and operated out of Beeny's Saint Louis Baptist Temple. Among other activities, the group mounted "home-defense seminars" -- an effort to train Temple parishioners in the use of fire-arms in order to thwart the "black nationalist revolution" that Beeny warned was imminent.

References

See sources listed under Bill Beeny, especially "Beeny Displays Weapons for 'Home Defense,'" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 27 June 1966.


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