DEARBORN (WWJ) – Controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones is coming back to Michigan. He’s scheduled to be in Dearborn in April.
And, just as he’s done several times before, Jones plans to protest in front of the Islamic Center of America.READ MORE: 4-Year Long Project Aims To Repair I-275 Starting This Summer
A media release issued Monday by Jones’ organization “Stand Up America Now” says he will be protesting what he describes as “special Muslim privileges.”READ MORE: Pastor Calls For Prayer Rally In Response To Recent Freeway Shootings
According to the release these privileges include, among other things, halal menu options being offered at Dearborn schools and Fordson High School moving football practices during Ramadan.
You may recall that Jones ignited heated controversy during several stops in Dearborn last year, protesting what he described as “radical Islam.” His speech outside Dearborn City Hall drew hundreds of supporters and counter-protesters. Jones was jailed for a short time last Spring after refusing to pay a peace bond.MORE NEWS: Standardized Testing To Resume: U.S. Dept. Of Education Denies Michigan's Testing Waiver Due To COVID