Skip to comments.Concord coach invites Twitter to 'burn down' RFRA-supporting pizzeria
Posted on 04/02/2015 12:49:15 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
Jess Dooley, a Concord High School golf, softball and basketball coach, was suspended hours after responding to Religious Freedom Restoration Act news story with Tweet about arson.
A Concord High School coach has been suspended after she tweeted about arson in relation to a Walkerton pizzeria whose owners told the media they agree with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Jess Dooley, who is the head coach of the girls golf program and also an assistant coach with the softball and girls basketball programs, took to Twitter Wednesday, April 1, to voice her opinion about the RFRA.
She was adding to the conversation about Memories Pizza, a Walkerton restaurant whose owners announced in a television news segment that they would not cater gay weddings.
Her tweet read: Whos going to Walkerton, IN to burn down #memoriespizza w me?
The situation started early Wednesday after Crystal OConnor told ABC 57 that her familys pizza business would not cater to gay weddings because of their Christian beliefs, according to 95.3 MNCs website. OConnor added that her family would not deny service to any customers visiting the restaurant to dine.
Since the story aired which BuzzFeed and Politico also picked up on thousands of people from across the country have targeted the businesss Facebook and Yelp pages. The pizzerias rating on both sites has plummeted to a single star. The businesss website was also hacked to display gay pornography and graphic language.
Dooleys Twitter account was deleted quickly, taking the tweet in question with it, but that did not stop hundreds of Twitter users from responding. Many announced they would be contacting the school and asking for her to be disciplined, and others criticized her violent response.
One user pointed the tweet out to the Walkerton Police Department.
@DJM1968 @dooley_11 thanks for the heads up!
Walkerton Police (@walkertonPD) April 1, 2015
The police department conducted an investigation and forwarded the case to the St. Joseph County Prosecutors Office for possible charges, according to a statement released to the media.
The Walkerton Police Department is committed to extending professional police services to all in need, regardless of said persons sexual, religious, or political views, according to the release. We encourage all to follow Indiana Laws and Statutes. We ask that all frustrations and rebuttals with Memories Pizzas recent media statements remain within the law.
Concord Community Schools superintendent Wayne Stubbs confirmed that the district is aware of the situation and Dooley has been suspended from her coaching duties pending further investigation.
Dooley also works with Concord as a paraprofessional through the Elkhart County Special Education Cooperative. Because the district contracts with the cooperative for support, Stubbs said he could not comment on that part of her employment status. As of 5:30 p.m, a call to ECSEC from The Elkhart Truth was not returned.
Then she should spend time in jail. I bet she would be very popular.
You are overreacting to the coach’s modest proposal.
I think she stepped on her dick with that remark...woops she doesn’t have one...wishes she did,suppose?
I wonder what percentage of female P.E. (and other) coaches are bull dykes?
“Then she should spend time in jail. I bet she would be very popular.”
Not if they placed her among the male inmates.
Should be charged with attempting to commit a terrorist attack, She’ll run out of money from her ‘’followers’’ in a minute
The total is approaching a quarter million $$$!
$217,628 as of 3:55EDT.
I'm not sure to whom.
“””This “coach” should be indicted for a hate crime and inciting a riot!””””
No way. She is on the wrong team for that.
Now, if she was Christian, urging violence to a gay or muslim business, then yes, she would be indicted.
If she was white, urging violence to a black-owned business, then yes she would be indicted.
Showing the tolerant spirit of the lesbian community.
Hate crime from the Gay Nazi Jhadist.
The Germamwings plane that was deliberately crashed into a mountain by that pilot should also be considered a hate crime against heterosexuals.
The 2 transvestights who crashed their car into the gates of the NSA.
Does anyone see a pattern going on here ?
The homosexuals are getting violent these days.
Any cops here? Is this not classified as a “terrorist threat” ?
I don’t think the male inmates would be that picky...’any port in a storm’, and all that.
mmm, notice how it does not mention this.
A high school homosexual woman invites to burn down pizzeria.
Homosexual woman shows her bigotry towards Christians and wans business burned down.
I donated today!
I am wondering how this whole fiasco would have turned out if the Pizzeria owner was muslim....
And if the Pizzeria owner had suggested such a thing, they would probably be in jail and ruined financially.
It’s dead certain a Conservative teacher would have been summarily fired on the spot.
Just what I figured : )
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