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Tell Ocean City, MD to Reject Boykin's Bigotry

Tell the Mayor, City Council and other town officials of Ocean City, Maryland to cancel the invitation to retired Lt. Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin to headline the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin has made his name by being one of the most bigoted and offensive figures on the national stage. While a top official at the Pentagon, Boykin gave inflammatory speeches framing the war on terror as a holy war against Islam, which earned him public rebukes from many, including President Bush. Since his retirement, Boykin has devoted himself to spreading intolerance of Islam and promoting outlandish and harmful conspiracy theories about President Obama and others.

By inviting Boykin to speak at a prominent community event, Ocean City officials have effectively endorsed Boykin's hate-filled rhetoric. We hope that the invitation to Boykin was an oversight by city officials. PFAW has since brought Boykin's full record to their attention -- now they should reject bigotry and withdraw Boykin's invitation to speak.

Email the Mayor, City Council and Town Officials of Ocean City now and tell them to reject Boykin's message of hate and find another speaker.

Please customize your subject line AND email message to make the biggest impact. You can find plenty of information on Boykin to help you craft an original message here.

Recipients

  • Donna Abbott
  • Brent Ashley
  • Doug Cymek
  • Norma Dobrowolski
  • James Hall
  • Joseph Hall
  • Mary Knight
  • Lloyd Martin
  • Richard Meehan
  • Margaret Pillas
  • Wayne Pryor
  • Deborah Travers Turk

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Dear [Decision Maker],

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