“He got in a fight with his boyfriend, and the police were called to his house for a domestic disturbance. Those kinds of incidents don’t speak well for people in law enforcement.” – Sheriff Billy McGee, explaining why he fired gay corrections officer Andre Cooley. We can only presume that McGee will also fire any female officer beaten by her husband. The ACLU is suing McGee’s agency. Mississippi, like all of the South, has no state-level employment discrimination protection for LGBT citizens.
(Tipped by JMG reader Ashton)