According to Peterson, he responded by saying he did not understand why he was being asked to leave or why
Kohrs told TheDC that he believes Equinox violated Peterson’s civil rights.
“Nothing I can think of that he could be accused of would warrant violence or a lifetime ban,” the attorney said.
Kohrs said that among reparations sought by Peterson, reinstatement of his gym membership is not one of them: “He doesn’t want his membership back. He feels humiliated. He’s very troubled that his civil rights were violated. He doesn’t want this to happen to other people.”
“I grew up under Jim Crow laws,” Peterson told the Daily Caller. “I have never been treated that way in my life.”