The Firing of A Gay Police Chief: The Town vs The Mayor?


Most Americans believe it is illegal to fire someone because of their sexual orientation.  South Carolina is one of  29 states where it is legal to fire someone for being gay By CityFella: Latta, South Carolina  (population 1200) is 103 miles northeast of Columbia, South Carolina. Last week, Mayor Earl Bullard  fired Latta’s Chief of Police Crystal … More The Firing of A Gay Police Chief: The Town vs The Mayor?

South Carolina mayor fires town’s first openly gay police chief, says being gay is a “questionable” “lifestyle”


Residents of Latta, S.C., are raising questions about the sudden firing of the town’s first female and openly gay police chief.     By: Katie McDonough/Salon Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired Police Chief Crystal Moore after giving her seven reprimands in a single day, which a member of the city council says is more reprimands … More South Carolina mayor fires town’s first openly gay police chief, says being gay is a “questionable” “lifestyle”