Marquette University Trying to Fire Prof for Criticizing Pro-Gay Instructor

February 5, 2015

By Robby Soave at Reason Online

Marquette University is moving forward with its plan to fire a tenured professor over his criticisms of an instructor who wouldn't let any of her students speak out against gay marriage in class. The controversy is interesting for a couple reasons—a Catholic university is essentially punishing a professor whose views on gay marriage are perfectly aligned with church doctrine, for one thing—but most notably, raises important questions about the institution's commitment to academic freedom...

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