Orange City Book Burner Fails to Stop Case Against Him, Beto O'Rourke to Returns , 5:04
An Orange City man who posted an online video showing himself burning LGBTQ-themed library books lost an effort to get the case against him dismissed today. . A magistrate has denied a request to dismiss a criminal mischief charge filed against Paul Dorr, according to the SC Journal.
The Northwest Iowa Christian activist had sought the dismissal saying that Sioux County Attorney Thomas Kunstle had singled him out for prosecution while others hadn't been prosecuted for similar conduct.
Dorr also had argued that Kunstle was prosecuting him only because of the message Dorr was trying to send with the specific LGBTQ books for children he chose for his demonstration.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke will be in Sioux City later this month for candidate forum and then make three other campaign stops in Northwest Iowa
The former U.S. representative from Texas will attend an AARP forum, in Sioux City. Later that same day, O'Rourke will hold an evening event at The Diving Elk, in Sioux City. The next morning, O'Rourke will hold a meet and greet event at La Juanita restaurant, in Sioux City, then speak at an 11:45 a.m. town hall meeting with the SOLO Democrats group, at The Fruited Plain Cafe, in Sioux Center. SOLO is comprised of people who live in Sioux, Osceola, Lyon, and O'Brien counties. O'Rourke last campaigned in northwest Iowa in early April.