Fliers Invite Georgia Residents to Join KKK
Displeased homeowner calls police
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2013 10:20 AM CST
Three Ku Klux Klan members standing beside automobile driven by Klan members at a Ku Klux Klan parade through counties in Northern Virginia bordering on the District of Columbia   (Wikimedia Commons)

(Newser) – Things one might expect at the end of one's driveway: a mailbox, garbage cans, a newspaper. Things one does not: a plastic bag weighed down with a rock, containing an invite from the Ku Klux Klan. But the latter is what Atlanta-area homeowners found on Monday morning, prompting one Newton resident to call the sheriff's office, reports the Newton Citizen. There were apparently a few versions of the flier, which featured such lines as "Help Save Our Race," and images like that of a klansman atop a horse with a torch; each included a phone number and website.

The sheriff's deputy tells the Citizen that the distribution of the fliers isn't illegal; still, they "are being reviewed to make sure they don’t contain any inappropriate information or threats." He added that he isn't aware of any active KKK chapters in the area; the fliers "seem to be based out of North Carolina." CBS Atlanta called the North Carolina number listed, and spoke with a man who introduced himself as an imperial wizard. He claimed the fliers were handed out in nine states as "a recruitment drive" timed to "counteract Martin Luther King's birthday."

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Jan 24, 2013 3:41 PM CST
Jan 24, 2013 9:55 AM CST
iIn respone to BRONTOSAURUS & troy705 When I got up this mourning, I didn't want tobe an a--hole, but you pushed my a--hole button. I lived in the Atlanta metro area for about fifteen years and yes I would come out of the store and find fliers about joining the klan. I did what probley every other person did with them, put them in the trash where they belong. I don't suppose either of you two nitwits know what states had the highest membership in the klan? I got news for both of you, it was Indiana, Illinoins and Ohio. These are Nothern States not Southern States. So for you to refer that by living in the south I belong to the klan, Georgia has a saying" I got a can of whoop-as- and anytime you want to open it, go ahead" And as for " be a member of the tea party and receive a klan membership". You two nitwits have shown who the true bigits are.
Jan 24, 2013 7:56 AM CST
Hey don't forget, All five (5) human races (black, brown, red, white, & yellow) have the same physiology. That is All Five (5) human races have black eye pupils, brown sh*t, red blood, white bones, & urine.. And yet, the bottom line, All Five (5) human races have the Same Feeling of LOVE!!! Hence no such superior over one another ever. So quit hating please!!