Kansas City ‘Separates’ From Employee Who Doxxed Chiefs Kicker Harrison Butker Over Conservative Speech

The fallout continues after a Kansas City employee used the city’s official X account to doxx Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker in response to his conservative commencement speech at Benedictine College. Mayor Quinton Lucas’ spokesperson has now confirmed that the employee responsible has been “separated” from city employment.

“The employee has been separated from the City workforce for violation of City policy by posting outside the scope of authorized City communications,” the spokesperson stated adding that the city will have no further comment on the matter.

The controversial post which referenced where Butker lives came amid a barrage of attacks from the Left over his speech at the Catholic college. During his address Butker praised his wife for being a “homemaker” called out President Joe Biden’s support for abortion and criticized LGBT “pride month.”

After quickly deleting the doxxing post the city issued an apology for the “previous tweet” though they misspelled the word “apologize” in the process. Mayor Lucas also took to X to condemn the message as “clearly inappropriate for a public account” and promised a review of account access to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Butker’s speech drew harsh criticism online with some branding him as misogynistic and a Change.org petition calling for his removal from the Chiefs team garnering over 220,000 signatures. However many supporters have also rallied behind the three-time Super Bowl champion defending his right to express his religious beliefs without fear of retaliation.

As the city moves to put this controversy behind them it remains to be seen whether the fired employee will face any further consequences for their actions. One thing is certain though: the debate over free speech religious liberty and the role of public officials in these matters is far from over.