Congressman John Cooksey on Racial Profiling

September 20, 2001

Source: The Advocate

On September 20, 2001, The Advocate reported "La. Congressman’s comments on racial profiling surprise some." The article reported that "Cooksey’s campaign consultant defended the remarks as common-sense suspicion aimed only at non-American Arabs living in the U.S., and as a necessary precaution after last week’s terrorist attacks."