An Iowa Park man was turned down after asking the City Council on Monday night to consider an exemption to the code of ordinances.
After recently writing a letter to the city of Iowa Park, James H. Pappas stood in front of the City Council and requested an exemption for his son, ___ ____, who is in his 60s and was convicted of having child pornography in Duluth, Minnesota.
However, the City Council denied the exemption based on Texas state law. Councilwoman Sherrie Williams said, “We’d have to void the ordinance entirely, and we’re not going to do that.”
In Pappas’ letter to the city, he wrote that he is 83, his wife is 81 and they needed their son to move in and take care of them. Full Article