Bank of America has fired motivational
speaker Frank Turek over his anti-gay marriage book. Earlier this
year, California-based Cisco Systems did the same.
Turek is the author of Correct, Not
Politically Correct: How Same-Sex Marriage Hurts Everyone. The
143-page book was published in 2008.
“I get a lot of flak for just
actually agreeing with what a majority of Americans agree on and that
is that marriage is between one man and one woman,” Turek said on
American Family Radio, the
According to Turek, the bank
effectively fired him three days before he was to give a productivity
in the workplace presentation titled Why Can't You Be Normal Just
“What does sexual
activity, a person's sexual preference have to do with work
productivity anyway?” Turek asked the bank in a letter.
He added that he
wants all corporations to “stop trying to indoctrinate employees
into accepting certain sexual behaviors, particularly homosexuality.”
In an op-ed
published last week on the AFA's Rightly Concerned blog, the
Charlotte, North Carolina-based speaker wrote that he's out to warn
gay and lesbian people to avoid getting run over by a truck.