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  • And This From A Catholic University!

    These hateful spiteful fascists:

    Marquette University seems to be sending a message to students and faculty who support Catholic doctrine regarding marriage: if you oppose gay marriage keep your mouth shut.

    In November a teaching assistant berated a student and told him that he could not say anything against gay marriage because it might offend other students – and that opposition to gay marriage could be considered homophobic.

    You don’t have a right in this class to make homophobic comments,” teaching assistant Cheryl Abbate told the unnamed student.

    John McAdams, a tenured associate professor at the school, was the first to expose the incident on his “Marquette Warrior” blog. He wrote a scathing commentary about Abbate and staunchly defended the young student.

    Like the rest of academia, Marquette is less and less a real university,” he wrote. “And when gay marriage cannot be discussed -- certainly not a Catholic university.”

    McAdams soon discovered how true that statement was. On Tuesday, he was placed under investigation, suspended and banned from campus.

    “You are relieved of all teaching duties and all other faculty activities,” Dean Richard Holz wrote to McAdams in a letter. “You are to remain off campus during this time.”
    http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/...-gay-marriage/


    http://mu-warrior.blogspot.com/2015/...ere-going.html
    Last edited by seer; 03-09-2015, 03:08 PM.
    Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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    http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/fir...tte-university

    That's a comprehensive (at the time it was written a few months ago) critique of both sides of the story. Long story short, no one in this story has been acting in an exemplary manner.
    Don't call it a comeback. It's a riposte.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Spartacus View Post
      http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/fir...tte-university

      That's a comprehensive (at the time it was written a few months ago) critique of both sides of the story. Long story short, no one in this story has been acting in an exemplary manner.
      None of this would have happened in the first place if it wasn't for the Gestapo like tactics of the teaching assistant. And I think they are moving to fire McAdams at this point.

      Marquette’s administration (most prominently Arts & Sciences Dean Richard Holz) sided with our attackers, and suspended us in December. So it was no particular surprise when, last Friday, our lawyer received a letter from Holz – addressed to us – saying:

      Therefore, in accord with Section 307.03, we are commencing as of this date the procedures for revoking your tenure and dismissing you from the faculty.

      Hotz’ irate letter, which can be found here, is full of poor arguments and factual misstatements.
      http://mu-warrior.blogspot.com/2015/...ere-going.html
      Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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      • #4
        I know there's a lot more nuance and backstory behind all of this... but I do find it hard to believe that the official RCC viewpoint on an issue would be deemed unwelcome at a Catholic university. Perhaps Marquette should consider disassociating with the church.
        "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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        • #5
          Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
          I do find it hard to believe that the official RCC viewpoint on an issue would be deemed unwelcome at a Catholic university.
          Given that many Catholics play fast and loose with official doctrine, ie. on contraception, that they will further liberalise is in no way surprising to the observant.

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          • #6
            The instructor is a feminazi. She had a blog (since taken down probably because of this controversy) that claimed "Yes All Men… Contribute to the Prevalence of Rape"
            the cached site:
            http://mcadams.posc.mu.edu/blog/Vegan-Feminist.htm

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            • #7
              ...opposition to gay marriage could be considered homophobic [and] "You don’t have a right in this class to make homophobic comments."
              It's the liberal way: Don't answer your opponent's arguments. Instead, assign them an arbitary label and then declare them unworthy of consideration based solely on that label.
              Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
              But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
              Than a fool in the eyes of God


              From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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