Shelby County creates proposed social media policy after KKK postings

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two days after a Shelby County official resigned after posts that said the KKK was more American than President Obama, the county has released a proposed social media policy.

Until Tuesday, David Barber was the Deputy Director of the Shelby County Corrections Center.

That is until folks got a look at his Facebook page.

In one post he writes, "The KKK is more American than the illegal president!" above an article alleging President-elect Donald Trump is an 'agent of the Klan."

In another post he wrote, "I TRUMP wins and obummer cannot start martial law, he will run to his new mansion in thaArab world to hide. Hopefully the Muslims will eliminate him and mooshelle as queers."

The policy covers everything from blogs to Facebook.

It says inappropriate postings could range from racial and ethnic slurs to harassment.

An offensive post can include one that creates a 'hostile work environment on the basis of race, sex, disability, religion or any other status protected by law or Shelby County Government policy."

County officials say whether Barber resigned or had been fired had not impact on his benefits.

 

 

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