Professor charges anti-Catholic bias

July 8, 2004

By Deb McCrown at The Washington Times

A college philosophy instructor says he filed a lawsuit in federal court after school administrators punished him for telling students that his personal philosophy is based on his Catholic faith.

The complaint states that administrators at Lakeland Community College outside Cleveland stripped James Tuttle of his seniority, reduced his teaching load and salary, and failed to renew his contract after a student complained about Mr. Tuttle's comments in class and disclaimer on his course syllabus, on which the teacher identifies himself as "a Catholic Christian philosopher and theologian...

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