County Executive Leggett: “Make No Mistake About It, There is Fear” (VIDEO)
Montgomery County Council members and County Executive Ike Leggett are addressing community concerns about safety and possible discrimination, harassment and hate crimes.
On Tuesday, the elected leaders held a news conference and passed a resolution, reaffirming the county’s tradition of respect for all residents.
“Make no mistake about it, there is fear, and there is a need for our community to act,” said County Executive Ike Leggett, who promises that Montgomery County will be a welcoming community.
You can watch the news conference, below:
Watch the Council’s action on the resolution, below:
— County Cable MoCo (@CountyCableMoCo) November 15, 2016
Proud to stand w/colleagues & CE at today’s press conf condemning hate crimes & reaffirming MoCo’s commitment to an all inclusive community. pic.twitter.com/tXNTOSGA0P
— George Leventhal (@georgeleventhal) November 15, 2016
— Montgomery Council (@MoCoCouncilMD) November 15, 2016
We must stand up to hate. pic.twitter.com/ewTCIvLbZy
— Roger Berliner (@RogerBerliner) November 15, 2016