After bids for the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center site came in lower than expected, Mayor Kasim Reed is curious if the city can sell the megaproperty to another group of investors for a larger sum. Or just restart the bid process.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Law enforcement officials are looking for the man or woman who told a Delta customer service rep on Twitter that they'd put a bomb on a plane headed to Atlanta. Nearly 30 big-city mayors, including Kasim Reed, have said they will show sign a legal brief in support of President Barack Obama's immigration policy.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed drew the ire of a local police union because of a photo he took in December recently resurfaced and shows the mayor alongside other African American celebrities raising his hands in the “don’t shoot” pose—a gesture...Show More Summary
Atlanta Police Department Upset With Kasim Reed For Hands Up Photo Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is in trouble with the police department for a picture taken in which he and several celebrities put their hands up in the “hands up,
The head of Atlanta's police union has bone to pick with Mayor Kasim Reed over a recent photo in which he raises his hands in a "hands up, don't shoot" pose to protest the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Show More Summary
ANALYSISAtlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Has Difficultly Navigating From His Days As A COLLEGE ACTIVIST At Howard University When He "Did A Student Sit In "Where He Shut Down The Administrative Building At The HBCU In Order To Protest The Addition...Show More Summary
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's decision to terminate Kelvin Cochran last week was unconstitutional, according to attorneys working with the ousted fire chief as he explores legal options to sue the City.
DO NOT ASK THE "GAY LOBBY" TO PROVE THAT "KEVIN COCHRAN IS ANTI-GAY" PER THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES. DO NOT GET ANGRY THAT THEY INCESSANTLY CALL THIS A "HOMOPHOBIC BOOK" READ THE BOOK YOURSELF, Get Past The "Christian Laced Perspective"...Show More Summary
The New York Times has defended the decision of Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed to dismiss fire chief Kelvin Cochran following a 30 day suspension for making derogatory remarks about LGBT people in a self-published book he wrote titled Who Told You That You Were Naked?
Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he hired former fire chief Kelvin Cochran ‘to put out and prevent fires, not to be at the center of one.’ read more
Atlanta's Mayor Muhammad Kasim Reed says that he has been called the "Antichrist" and "a Muslim" since terminating Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran and despite being subject to harassment and alarming threats, he stands by his controversial decision.
WSB TV: "Mayor Kasim Reed Fears For His Life From The "Christian Evangelicals Who Were Seen Holding A Multi-Racial Prayer Session On The Steps Of City Hall On Tuesday I DIDN'T THINK THAT I HAD TO FEAR FOR MY LIFE IN FULTON COUNTY GEORGIA...Show More Summary
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, who fired Cochran for his comments about homosexuality, maintained that his actions had nothing to do with abridging freedom. "This is not about free speech," he said. "Judgment is the basis of the problem....
Religious freedom has been a hot topic in the news. Last week the mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, let go his Fire Chief, Kelvin Cochran, for distributing copies of a Christian book that attacked homosexuality. Cochran defended his behavior...Show More Summary
The FRC has launched the hashtag #FiredForFaith. You know what to do.
Here is how The New York Times describes the anti-gay passages in the book that earned former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cohran his current controversy: He was fired on Jan. 6 by Atlanta’s mayor, Kasim Reed, for homophobic language i...
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has been in the headlines for his suspension, then firing, of Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran over a book on leadership that Cochran published. A portion of the book condemns the homosexual lifestyle on religious grounds. Show More Summary
The image above comes via NOM. Tony Perkins will also be there in Atlanta today. From his press release: Atlanta's fire department is supposed to put out the flames -- not fan others. Unfortunately for Mayor Kasim Reed, the controversy over the firing of Christian fire chief Kelvin Cochran is igniting a different debate over religious liberty. Show More Summary
The mayor of Atlanta is facing a backlash from conservative Christians over his decision to dismiss the city’s fire chief for distributing a self-published book that describes homosexuality as a “perversion”. Kasim Reed fired Kelvin Cochran last week, after placing him on suspension without pay....
Just prior to Thanksgiving, Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended without pay by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. At issue was a book Cochran penned titled Who Told You That You Are Naked? The 162-page book is a compilation of lesson plans Cochran had written for local Baptist men’s bible study groups. Show More Summary