ACLU lobbyist reportedly fired over profane rants | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the Carolina Journal. The author of this post is CJ Staff.

    This week, allies of embattled ACLU of North Carolina lobbyist Kristie Puckett-Williams erupted on social media, denouncing the apparent termination of Williams over aggressive and profane comments online. The ACLU of N.C. had initially stood by Williams and said she was simply using her right to free speech.

    Carolina Journal reached out to ACLU of N.C. to confirm that she had in fact been terminated but have not heard back by time of publication.

    The sudden flurry of comments from Williams and activists close to her suggests that she had been. On Wednesday, Williams said she was "fresh off the plantation," insinuating ACLU had been like a slave master and that she'd escaped to freedom.

    D.D. Crawford, a Democrat lieutenant governor candidate, said he was upset by Williams' termination.

    Emancipate N.C., a group devoted to prison abolition for which Williams is a board member, denounced the ACLU's decision and said they would reevaluate future collaboration with the ACLU. They also started a hashtag, #westandwithKristie, which some used to voice their disapproval of Williams' firing. The Duke Energy Foundation and Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation are among the group's funders.

    Despite Williams' social media behavior being the cause of the controversy, she continued making similar comments. One of the original comments that caused the most blowback was her repeated, detailed suggestion that a conservative radio host perform oral sex on her. After her apparent firing, Williams mused about what part of her comment must have been the problem.

    Her racial comments and retweets also continued, as she said, "my words aren't ever for White people, intentionally" and retweeted someone saying, "racism against white women?!?!?! sign me up!"

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It has been far too many years since the Woke theology interlaced its canons within the fabric of the Indoctrination Realm, so it is nigh time to ask: Does this Representative Republic continue, as a functioning society of a self-governed people, by contending with the unusual, self absorbed dictates of the Woke, and their vast array of Victimhood scenarios?
  Yes, the Religion of Woke must continue; there are so many groups of underprivileged, underserved, a direct result of unrelenting Inequity; they deserve everything.
  No; the Woke fools must be toppled from their self-anointed pedestal; a functioning society of a good Constitutional people cannot withstand this level of "existential" favoritism as it exists now.
  I just observe; with this thoughtful observation: What will happen "when the Vikings are breeching our walls;" how do the Woke react?
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