Ted and Lynn Murphy lead a happy life with three children and a small business, but the family's simple, suburban existence turns upside down when Ted signs a petition advocating for traditional marriage. What Ted saw as a small act of civic duty soon sends him stumbling into the spotlight of a community that now looks at the family man as a heartless bigot.
The Murphys fight a fiery uproar that threatens not only to destroy their business, but also their religious freedom. As their reputation, relationships, and livelihood quickly unravel, the family wrestles with their faith. Inspired by actual events and produced by the American Family Association, Accidental Activist reinforces the message that even in the darkest hour, there is always hope.