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Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:00 AM

Shorter University sacks its gay librarian



This is the school that has been imploding because of a lifestyle statement they are making all faculty and staff sign. There has been a mass exodus of personnel who refused to sign.

By Project Q Atlanta | Jun 8, 2012 | 11:22 AM

That long list of Shorter University employees who are no longer employees on the north Georgia campus thanks to the gay witch hunt launched by President Donald Dowless? Add one.

Yep, the school sacked its off-campus librarian, 14-year tenured faculty member Michael Wilson. Itís not like he didnít know it was coming. Last fall, the school \put in place a new Personal Lifestyle Statement that bans gay sex for faculty and staff, among a long list of other behaviors it argues arenít in agreement with the Bible.

Wilson tried to compromise, striking out the portion mentioning homosexuality, offering up a note to Dowless (photo) and telling his story to the press. It didnít work. The school axed him with a two-sentence letter on May 23 that implied he resigned by editing the contract.

Wilson countered that he didnít resign. The school didnít accept that explanation either, according to Save Our Shorter. The blog chronicles developments surrounding the Lifestyle Statement and has reported that some 60 employees have left over the document.

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joeybee12 Jun 2012 #1
HiPointDem Jun 2012 #2
RainDog Jun 2012 #3
MrTwister Jun 2012 #4
bluestateguy Jun 2012 #5
MrTwister Jun 2012 #6
MagickMuffin Jun 2012 #7
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Manifestor_of_Light Jun 2012 #9
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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:22 AM

1. Fuckers...and you know the worst part?

What Shorter did is legal...disgusting.

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:35 AM

2. I think it's worth mentioning that you'll get more of this as all levels of schooling become

 

privatized.

This is a private, religious university. It's legal.

Bobby Jindal just privatized all education in Louisiana & is busily handing out state education money to private religious schools that "teach" by using religious DCDs instead of teachers.

You want to teach in Louisiana, better not be gay.

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:37 AM

3. exactly.

the govt should function to protect others from religious extremists - not subsidize them.

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 02:13 PM

4. Religious institutions shouldn't be exempt from civil (human) rights' law.

 

But apparently they are.

This is essentially the fight Obama is taking to the religious institutions regarding birth control as part of health care.

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Response to MrTwister (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:16 PM

5. I just don't want them getting a dime of federal tax dollars

And yes that includes students who get Pell Grants too or professors doing research.

They want to be Neanderthal bigots, fine, but were not going to subsidize it.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #5)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:21 PM

6. I agree, totally. Good point. nt

 

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:33 PM

7. Are they going after those who eat pork or shellfish???

Seems they are very selective in their bible rhetoric.

Perhaps President Donald Dowless is afraid of the "When in Rome" slogan that he will become gay just by having the gays on staff.

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 05:46 PM

8. Why is it that it is almost ALWAYS christians who pull this shit,

and almost NEVER Jews, Muslims, pagans, etc., & etc.?

It's quite clearly something particular to christianity itself- that much is facially obvious- but what?

It's an obviously toxic faith, but what makes it so?

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 06:47 PM

9. It's a primitive blood thirsty death cult.

Animal sacrifice in the OT, symbolic cannibalism in communion, puts a heavy burden of guilt on everyone because of original sin which comes from a fairy tale. God is a crooked prosecutor, he hits you with a rap you don't deserve. Substitutionary atonement is an unnecessary solution to a nonexistent problem (original sin).

extremely primitive and allows you to escape responsibility by saying it's god's will.

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 07:20 PM

10. I don't know if it's shorter

but it sure is dumber.

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