Social Worker Fired and Escorted Out By Cops For ABSURD Reason


A social worker expressed her anger after her rights were violated and she was unlawfully fired for her job because she had a concealed carry permit.

No, not a concealed carry weapon with a permit, but just a permit. She didn't have a weapon on her and never has at her job.

Storm Durham shared on Twitter later that day that she had been fired, "I was fired today. From Roanoke City Social Services, serving as a damn good social worker. I was fired for having a concealed carry permit. Not the gun, the permit. I was escorted by 3 city police officers bc I am a 'safety risk to the building'"

“I was fired today due to having a concealed carry permit. Was my gun on me? No. Has it ever been on me during my job, or visits, or anything related to work? No. When I told them that it has never been on me during work, what did they say? ‘How do we know that.’ 'Search me.'

“I was escorted by not one, not two, but three Roanoke City Police Officers to my office where I packed up months of thank you cards, and pictures of kids I’ve helped,” Durham said. “I was escorted by officers who have been with me on visits where I placed a child with a relative due to risks, or when I was hugged by a child because they finally felt safe again. I was told to pack immediately and that I could not even use the bathroom to take a minute for myself because of my ‘serious safety concerns to the building.’”

During a Facebook Live video in response to the incident, Durham reiterated that the officers told her she was being escorted out because she was “a safety risk for the building for having a concealed carry permit.”

Durham says that she does not plan on trying to get her job back, and who can blame her. I wouldn't want to work for these morons either. It's time for her to move on to bigger and better things.

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