A county commissioner in Georgia lost her seat as vice chair after she displayed violent behavior after a night of drinking several weeks ago. Now she plans to sue to get her position back.
On September 29, Felicia Franklin, then the vice chair of the Board of Commissioners for Clayton County, headed out for a night of fun at 404 Sports Bar and Grill in Morrow, Georgia, about 15 miles south of Atlanta. The night didn’t go as planned, however, and cops later discovered Franklin passed out on the ground just outside the establishment.
When medics arrived to render assistance, Franklin became increasingly belligerent, police bodycam video showed. She even apparently struck an EMT and screamed at him to “get the f*** out of [her] face.” When a policeman then warned her that she was on the verge of being taken to jail, she replied, “I don’t give a f***! Get [the EMT] out of my face!”
A few days later, the story took an unexpected turn when Franklin wrote on Facebook that she had been “drugged with a GHB pill, more commonly known as the ‘date rape pill'” at the bar that night. “I was safe and did not leave the facility until…
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