Outlook mailed the following letter to Mr. Tom Tolar, President and General Manager of local station, WRCB, after his decision to refuse running an ad on marriage equality caused national outrage.

As an emerging voice in Chattanooga’s business community, Outlook will respond to local decisions that enhance or detract from the development of a local business environment which values diversity and inclusion. In this instance, we feel it is important for our local media to recognize all perspectives in order to build on our city’s growth.