According to Liberty Institute, Mr. James said Monday: "This case is much bigger than me. It affects every person who holds religious beliefs. I will not let Fox Sports trample my religious liberty. Today, many people have lost their jobs because of their faith. Sadly, countless [people] are afraid to let their bosses know they even have a faith. This is America, and I intend to make sure Fox Sports knows they aren't above the law."
However, Mr. James was fired from his new position over views he expressed "more than a year prior" during his unsuccessful political campaign for the state Senate, said the lawsuit.