Tag Archives: Kasim Reed

LIVE VIDEO: Obama Headlines Dem Convention

The headliners for the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention are about to begin speaking. On the roster are Sen. Sherrod Brown, Jill Biden, Joe Biden, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Michael Bloomberg, and President Obama. Watch below.

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Atlanta Joins North Carolina Travel Ban

This one is especially noteworthy considering that Georgia nearly got its own anti-LGBT hate law. From Atlanta’s ABC affiliate: Atlanta’s mayor has issued a travel ban to North Carolina. This comes after controversy over a nondiscrimination bill that some believe allows for discrimination. Mayor Kasim Reed’s office issued the following statement Monday: “As a result of Governor Pat McCrory’s decision ...

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ATLANTA: Court Allows “Religious Discrimination” Lawsuit Brought By Anti-Gay Former Fire Chief

Reuters reports: A federal judge will hear a high-profile discrimination lawsuit brought by a former Atlanta fire chief who claims he was fired for his religious beliefs after publishing a book critical of homosexuality. City officials had sought the dismissal of the lawsuit, filed by Kelvin Cochran in a case that has been closely followed by conservative groups advocating religious ...

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ATLANTA: Alliance Defending Freedom Sues City Over Fired Crackpot Fire Chief

Last month the ADF filed an EEOC complaint and today they filed a civil rights suit. Considering that their litigation track record rivals that of the Liberty Counsel, the former fire chief probably shouldn’t hold his breath.

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ATLANTA: Former Fire Chief Files Religious Discrimination Complaint With Feds

Via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has filed a federal discrimination complaint contending he faced religious discrimination when the City fired him after he published a book that contained controversial statements about homosexuality. Cochran swore out the complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by the City ...

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Focus On The Family: Atlanta Will No Longer Allow Christians To Hold Jobs

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HRC Backs Atlanta Mayor Kasis Reed

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Tony Perkins Vs New York Times

“Just when you thought the media couldn’t sink any lower, the Times takes on the same First Amendment that gives it the freedom to print these vicious attacks on Christians. In a stunning column, the newspaper argues that men and women of faith have no place in public management of any kind. The piece, which shows a remarkable disinterest in ...

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Tony Perkins Compares Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed To Islamic Terrorists

The FRC has launched the hashtag #FiredForFaith. You know what to do. UPDATE: The local Fox affiliate was live-streaming. Click play and forward to where things start around the 20-minute mark. At the 60-minute mark anti-gay crackpot Alveda King speaks. King is currently signing her press releases as “Dr. Alveda King” because she got an honorary doctorate from some Christian ...

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Candidates Vie For Gay Vote In Atlanta’s Mayoral Runoff Election

Atlanta, according to one survey, is the third-gayest city in the nation. That may be why both candidates in the city’s mayoral runoff election are battling to win the LGBT vote. “I cannot recall a mayor’s race when there’s been so much attention placed on the gay and lesbian vote,” said Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality, the state’s ...

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