A councilwoman in Jacksonville, Florida has come under criticism after ranting about homosexuals and terrorists during a hearing to finalize the city budget Tuesday evening. Kimberly Daniels, who says she is a former prostitute and drug addict, made the comments about an earlier proposal to cut funds to the Human Rights Council:
“Some groups want more than equality, they want favoritism. There are laws especially, if someone was to get in a fight with a homosexual they would get more time simply because that person was a homosexual,” she said. “When you have people of faith that stand for what they believe, they should have a right also to their freedom of religion,” said Daniels.
Daniels then focused on [city Human Rights Commissioner Parvez Ahmed], dredging up old opposition to his appointment:
“I would have supported that, based on information that I have concerning some strong contacts with terrorists; communications and some lawsuits and judgments that were made in Texas and even more info with that and direct contact with a man who cut his wife’s head off, and anyone who cuts his wife’s head off, that doesn’t have anything to do with human rights.”
Daniels — who is also the founder of Spoken Word Ministries— has previously opposed federal hate crimes legislation and same-sex marriage. She has also claimed to perform “exorcisms to cast out demons alleged to cause homosexuality, drug abuse, and insanity,” argued that “the Jews own everything!” and that President Obama is part of a Harvard-based Illuminati plot. She previously declared being grateful for the historical institution of American slavery without which, “I might be somewhere in Africa worshiping a tree.”