Charlotte Man: Papa John's Pizza policy discriminates against the blind

A Charlotte man is upset about what he says is an unfair pizza policy.

Joey Flowers feels he's being discriminated against by a major pizza chain because he's blind and doesn't have access to the internet.

Joey says he called the Papa John's store on Wilkinson Boulevard in Belmont to order, but he was told he could get a pizza cheaper if he ordered online.

Problem is, Joey says he can't afford the proper computer software used to assist those who are blind. He says the pizza policy is not only unfair to him, but to anyone who doesn't have access to the internet.

Joey Flowers said, “Even if it ain't but a dollar cheaper, or two dollars cheaper, I don't care. I should be able to get the same discount you can. You know what I'm saying. I don't care. That's not fair.”

This doesn't just seem to be the case at Papa John's, but other pizza places too. Fox 46 called Domino’s Pizza and Pizza Hut, and they also said they have online only deals.

Fox 46 took Joey's story to Papa John's, and a spokesperson tells us, "We are looking into it, gathering details, and will take appropriate action.”

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