MADISON — A Wisconsin
prisons official has been posting Facebook memes comparing
Muslim children to garbage and flying the LGBTQ flag with
flying the Confederate flag.
The Milwaukee Journal
Sentinel reports that Deputy Warden Richard Schneiter in
June posted a meme of two black garbage bags next to a
Muslim woman and child in black burqas and a caption
saying the woman had three beautiful children.
He also posted a meme
contrasting the LGBTQ flag with the Confederate flag with
the message "If they have the right fly theirs, we
deserve the right to fly ours."
Schneiter is the deputy
warden in the minimum security prison system. He says he
posted the memes to start discussions about internet
Department of Corrections
spokeswoman Clare Hendricks said the agency had just
learned of the allegations and will investigate. She says
anyone who violates work rules will be held accountable.