Doug Wardlow's Anti-Labor #FlashbackFriday

Ahead of the Labor Day weekend, I wanted to share a brief #FlashbackFriday to Doug Wardlow’s anti-labor antics from his single term in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
 
During that one term, Wardlow was a vocal champion for extreme anti-labor “right to work” legislation, which strips workers of their power to collectively bargain for better pay and working conditions for all.

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Would Wardlow take anti-LGBTQ views to the Supreme Court?

Over the last week, Doug Wardlow’s extensive, proud work with an anti-LGBTQ hate group has been documented in the news, as the organization continues to make headlines.
 
Now, 16 states have filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to rule that it is okay to fire people for being transgender.

That case should sound familiar to Wardlow, Republican candidate for Minnesota Attorney General. That’s because the case was initially brought forth by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), under the leadership of Doug Wardlow, as Legal Counsel for the ADF:

"It's a big victory for religious freedom. The government doesn't have the ability to force business owners to violate their religious beliefs about human sexuality, or anything else for that matter." –Doug Wardlow, ADF Legal Counsel, 2016

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Why Doug Wardlow is social media silent on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

You may have noticed that Republican Attorney General Candidate Doug Wardlow has been silent on social media today regarding the anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech, and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
 
Perhaps it’s because of Wardlow’s extreme views on the law and the U.S. Constitution. Speaking at an event in Woodbury this May, Wardlow shared his view that:

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Meet Doug Wardlow, the throwback homophobic candidate on Minnesota's 2018 ballot

The former one-term Republican legislator representing the Eagan area started working for the Alliance Defending Freedom in 2014; on LinkedIn, he still lists the Alliance as his employer to this day.

And to this day, it remains, by the definition of the Southern Poverty Law Center, an anti-LGBT hate group, supporting “the recriminalization of homosexuality of the U.S. and criminalization abroad,” defending “state-sanctioned sterilization of trans people abroad” and “claim[ing] that a ‘homosexual agenda’ will destroy Christianity and society.”

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