An attorney representing a white, gay Michigan State Police sergeant filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming the agency’s diversity efforts discriminate against her because of her race, and that her supervisor subjected her to a homophobic atmosphere.
Sgt. Larissa LaMay claims in her suit that she was passed over in January for the position of assistant post commander in lieu of an African American[black] woman who had been “disciplined for failing to show up for work and falsifying records to conceal it.”
Barr took criticism this week after he called the COVID-19 lockdown orders the “greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American History” since slavery, which was a “different kind of restraint.” His comments were made at an event hosted by Hillsdale College in Virginia.
“This is another unhinged distraction, and it’s deeply disturbing that our chief law enforcement officer is propagating it,” Whitmer said from the backyard of the governor’s residence in Lansing.