The city of Jackson, Michigan is standing by its decision to hire Crystal Dixon, a University of Toledo HR executive was fired after writing an article in the Toledo Free Press in which she said gays "violate God's divine order," and later told reporters at her church that she had a divine mandate to write the column.
“We had six very capable people in the process of hiring for that position,” Dunigan said. “They’re very qualified. I have to trust in them and their decisions.”
County board Chairman Steve Shotwell said if Dixon follows state law and county policies that prevent job discrimination, then her position on gay rights will be a non-issue.
“No one is to be treated any differently,” Shotwell said.
Brown agreed and reiterated that she is the right person for the job.
“When she comes here she’s going to be evaluated on treating people fair and equitably,” Brown said. “We’re committed to that and she’s committed to that.”
I don't envy any LGBT person working under her watch.