A protester believed to be with a group called Dallas For God Christian Outreach assaulted a Dallas man with pepper spray outside BJ’s NXS on Friday night, Sept. 16, and the same group — including the woman who allegedly committed the Friday night assault — rallied outside Oak Lawn United Methodist Church Saturday afternoon, Sept. 17, against the Teen Pride event.
The man who was assaulted, who identified himself as Tyler, said he and a friend were leaving the bar at 3215 Fitzhugh Ave., when they were confronted by the protesters. “We started conversing with them, and while the shorter black guy was in my face, [a woman] pepper-sprayed me.”
Tyler said that he called police, who issued a citation to the woman. He also said that he was able to easily identify the woman in photos provided by Jeremy Liebbe, head of security for Dallas Pride.
Liebbe said the same group, including the pepper-spray incident suspect, was outside the Teen Pride event Saturday, and identified them as being part of the Dallas For God Christian Outreach.
According to a Facebook page for Dallas For God, the minister of the group is Clarence Davis II, and says that Davis is minister of Full Gospel Holy Temple in Dallas.