REV. MARK CREECH: ‘They could possibly bring considerable political leverage along with them…’
By Katie J. Read
February 14, 2018
Twenty cities are vying to be selected by Amazon as the location for its second-headquarters.
The winning region would win 50,000 well-paying jobs and a $5-billion building, but one North Carolina pastor says the company’s presence in his state may do more to hurt than help.
Raleigh is among 11 cities on Amazon’s list of finalists that do not specifically prohibit discrimination of LGBTQ people.
Conservative Christian lobbyist Rev. Mark Creech, who directs public policy organization Christian Action League of North Carolina, said he thinks Amazon would push state lawmakers to enact laws that advance the LGBTQ agenda. Read the rest of this entry