By Bob Unruh
A team of lawyers is being assembled to make sure there are no more cases like that of Brendan Eich, the CEO of Mozilla.
He was forced out of his position for contributing – years earlier — $1,000 to the Proposition 8 campaign in California in which voters themselves decided to define marriage in their state constitution as between one man and one woman.
A homosexual judge later overturned the will of the people, and the Supreme Court let the decision stand on a technicality.
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Officials with the Alliance Defending Freedom say enough is enough.
“Alliance Defending Freedom and the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund are jointly offering free legal analysis and possible pro bono representation to anyone losing his or her job or suffering other job-related consequences because of past support for California’s constitutional amendment affirming marriage as the union of one man and one woman,” the organizations confirmed in an online posting.
“People who exercise their First Amendment freedoms should not be bullied into silence and forced out of their livelihood,” said ADF Senior Counsel Joseph Infranco. “We will consider representing Californians or citizens in other states who have suffered job consequences for their support of marriage through the most American of activities: participating in the political process – a legal activity that is not disruptive to the mission of the employer.”
“California employers should not give in to a handful of intolerant activists who would seek to blacklist their fellow Americans for doing nothing more than exercise their constitutionally protected freedom to support various causes,” added Charles LiMandri, president and chief counsel of the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund and one of more than 2,300 attorneys allied with ADF. “No employer should be allowed to ignore their employees’ First Amendment freedoms or their employees’ freedoms under state law.”
The team is inviting people who have such situations to contact them through the Alliance Defending Freedom website.
Newt Gingrich has called such attitudes exhibited in cases like Eich’s an “open, blatant example of the new fascism,” Charles Krauthammer called it “totalitarian,” Pat Buchanan labeled it “the new blacklist” and RedState headlined it as “a fascist purge.”
And it wasn’t just conservatives sounding the alarm. Leftist comedian Bill Maher called the perpetrators the “gay mafia,” and even well-known “gay” media personalities condemned it, Andrew Sullivan saying it “disgusts me” and radio talker Tammy Bruce calling out the “gay gestapo.”
After reading Whistleblower’s “THE NEW FASCISM,” readers will understand why even “mainstream” pundits and personalities from both left and right are characterizing what is now happening in America as “totalitarian,” “gestapo”-like and “fascist.”
Read more: WND.com
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