The Kansas chapter of a Muslim civil rights group is calling for the resignation of an Independence city councilman who said during a meeting that Middle Eastern owners of discount smoke shops will "sell anything out the back door."Councilman Curt Dougherty made the comment Monday while discussing a proposal to regulate medical marijuana facilities in Independence.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
After 'Middle Easterns' Slur Muslim Civil Rights Advocates Denounce Meth Town Council Dude & Demand His Resignation
A dismissive and allegedly discriminatory remark has elicited ire from activists who challenge a public official's derogatory statement that didn't offer any evidence but accused an entire ethnic group of alleged crimes. Checkit: