Marquette university professor “relieved of his teaching duties” over gay rights debate

Professor John McAdams criticized a teaching instructor on his blog for telling a student that they were not allowed to argue against gay marriage in her class:

The controversy began on Nov. 9 when McAdams criticized philosophy class instructor Cheryl Abbate on his blog.

According to McAdams, the instructor challenged a student’s opposition to gay rights and told the student “homophobic comments” would not be allowed in the class. She also suggested the student drop the class if he did not like it, according to McAdams.

McAdams wrote Abbate was using a liberal tactic to dismiss any opinion that does not fit into their views.

“Opinions with which (liberals) disagree are not merely wrong, and are not to be argued against on their merits, but are deemed ‘offensive’ and need to be shut up,” he wrote.

After writing this, he was suddenly relieved of his teaching duties and ordered off campus after 35 years in his current job at Catholic Marquette University and told he was under investigation.



So much for that tried and true liberal tolerance:

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