Man asked to leave restaurant because of ‘large’ cross necklace, he claims

Man asked to leave restaurant because of ‘large’ cross necklace, he claims

Jerry Bond claims he was requested to reside a restaurant due to his massive cross necklace

A restaurant in Indianapolis, Ind., allegedly requested a buyer to depart due to the dimensions of the cross and necklace he was sporting.

Jerry Bond was out together with his minister and a few buddies at Kilroy’s Bar N’ Grill final month when he stated he was singled out by a bouncer who got here as much as him and requested him to take away his necklace or depart the restaurant.

“The bouncer comes again over, actually unhealthy perspective, [and says] ‘We’re going to ask you to both tuck your necklace, take away it or you need to depart,” Bond stated to WRAL. “I’m not going to tuck my cross in due to my beliefs. I consider in sporting this cross and what it represents.”


Kilroy’s Bar N’ Grill has a posted costume code exterior the doorway of the institution that bans massive chains worn exterior of shirts.

Bond stated he left the institution whereas his buddies stayed behind and spoke to the supervisor.

Bond stated he left whereas his minister stayed behind and talked to the supervisor.

(Jerry Bond)

Minister David Latimore requested the manger, FOX8 reported, “So, I requested him, ‘what’s a big necklace? What does that imply? What measurement is massive?’ He could not inform me.”

Latimore stated he adopted up with the restaurant in an e mail asking concerning the coverage and the incident, however acquired no response.

“You probably have enterprise on this metropolis it’s best to deal with your prospects a sure method and for us to show a blind eye to it and proceed to deal with prospects this manner it is simply not proper,” the pastor stated. “It is one thing I will not stand for.”


The group deliberate a protest Saturday in response to the restaurant’s coverage.

“It was a horrible state of affairs and I imply it was embarrassing simply to go someplace and attempt to take pleasure in buddies and firm and get embarrassed like this for no purpose,” Bond informed FOX8. “It is like I used to be simply singled out for no purpose.”

Alexandra Deabler is a Way of life author and editor for Fox Information.

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