When Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed dismissed fire chief Kelvin Cochran over a book the latter wrote, he ignited a firestorm of controversy that led to a renewed call for a religious freedom law in Georgia. And now, six members of the state’s congressional delegation have gotten involved in the fight.
Cochran has filed suit against the City of Atlanta and Reed with assistance from Alliance Defending Freedom. The former chief’s firing has become a cause celebre among certain circles in Georgia, with multiple petitions popping up on is behalf and supporters such as Ralph Reed and Erick Erickson.
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