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Minneapolis Councilman Jamal Osman apologizes for anti-gay, antisemitic posts

News in BriefMinneapolis Councilman Jamal Osman apologizes for anti-gay, antisemitic posts

Minneapolis City Council Member Jamal Osman has apologized for making antisemitic and anti-gay comments on Facebook from 2011 to 2013, calling Israelis “dogs” and speaking approvingly of Hitler.  

The Reformer reviewed the posts before they were deleted in October. 

Osman, who was elected in the 6th Ward in a special election in 2020 and is up for re-election in 2023, took to Facebook in October 2012 to argue in favor of a proposed constitutional amendment that would have banned gay marriage. 

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