Sen. Doris Turner, D-Springfield, spoke out Friday about a controversial post on social media. The senator compared a statement from Rep. Tim Butler, R-Springfield, to “plantation mentality“ on Facebook and Twitter on June 2. RELATED:Rep. Butler responds to Sen. Turner ‘slave masters’ comment. Sen. Turner’s Tweet about the “plantation mentality” on June 2, 2021. The disagreement started with a debate over Capital Township, which Turner and Butler both represent.
June 5, 2021 at 06:38PM