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Catholic man fired for 2016 tweet


Brantly Millegan, founder of ChurchPop, was let go by Cryptocurrency network for an old social media post in which he shared his views on sex outside of marriage, abortion, transgenderism and contraception.

Ethereum Name Services (ENS), a virtual “community” of cryptocurrency users, has fired its director of operations, Brantly Milligan, because of a Tweet he posted in 2016, reported

In the tweet, Millegan wrote, “Homosexual acts are evil. Transgenderism doesn’t exist. Abortion is murder. Contraception is perversion. So is masturbation and porn.”

Millegan, a Catholic, is the founder of the popular website, ChurchPop, and a former editor of‘s English edition.

Since 2019, he served as Director of Operations of ENS. The blockchain protocol allows cryptocurrency users to find each other by converting their wallet addresses into easily recognizable custom domain names. 

Nick Johnson, lead developer of ENS took to Twitter to explain his reasons for parting ways with Brantly.

“True Names Limited (TNL), the nonprofit that funds and organizes development on @ensdomains, has terminated the contract of Brantly Millegan effective today,” Johnson wrote.

“Brantly has been a valued team member of TNL for the past three years. However, as a team, we felt that his position with TNL is no longer tenable.”

“Many of you were hurt by Brantly’s comments over the past 24 hours, and we strongly believe that ENS should be an inclusive community. Going forward we’ll continue to do everything we can to ensure that remains the case,” Johnson tweeted.

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