Atlanta's Anti-LGBT Former Fire Chief Still Pursuing That Lawsuit

Kelvin Cochran, one of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz's supposed "religious liberty martyrs" and plaintiff in a termination suit, had his day in court on October 14.

From Georgia Voice:

Former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran appeared in federal court Wednesday in the lawsuit over his firing, as the city presented oral arguments in its motion to dismiss the suit.

Cochran filed the federal civil lawsuit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed in February, alleging his constitutional rights to free speech and religion were violated when he was fired from his job after writing a book that included passages comparing homosexuality to bestiality and pedophilia. The city filed a motion to dismiss in March.

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Cochran disrespected his post and his city by, in City Attorney Cathy Hampton's words, failing to "lead by example." Hopefully the judge will separate the facts from the Cruzian propaganda and dismiss this case.