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PROFESSOR COMPARES CAMPUS LAYOFFS TO KILLING WOMEN, CHILDREN

February 7, 2014

by Kara Mason at The College Fix

A Colorado State University-Pueblo professor recently sent a campus wide email that compared plans to layoff dozens of university employees with a 1914 massacre in which families fighting against unfair working conditions were shot and killed.

The email was titled “Children of Ludlow” and referred to the 1914 Ludlow Massacre in which more than 12 people – including women and children – were killed by an armed militia.

After the email was sent in mid-January, sociology professor Tim McGettigan had access to his campus computer systems, including his email, restricted by administrators, which has since prompted a controversy over free speech rights that remains unresolved...

Schools: Colorado State University – Pueblo