Edmond residents freak out at City Council meeting over Pride Month declaration…

Sometimes it feels like there's not a lot of hope for the world.   For example, at this past week's Edmond City Council Meeting, Edmond mayor Darrell Davis – the first black mayor in the former's sundown town's history – issued a proclamation recognizing June as Pride month in the "welcoming community" of Edmond.   In today's day and age, when it feels like every government, corporation and hipster church accepts and celebrates Pride Month, a gesture like that kind of feels like ordinary, innocuous business.   But not in a place like Edmond.   The fact that a mayor would dare honor or pay tribute to a group of people who have been openly discriminated against throughout our nation's history ruffled the feathers of some of the intolerant assholes in Edmond who apparently get angry whenever they see a rainbow.   They flocked to the City Council meeting like a pack of Sally Kerns to protest the proclamation, even going so far as to heckle and interrupt the obviously flustered mayor as he read and presented the proclamation to John Stephens, President of Edmond Pride.   Here's the video...  
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