Proof that the 7th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution works
Date: Saturday, March 22 @ 17:36:23 MST
Topic: Re-Branded Politics
that the 7th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution works
of conservative free speech prevails
Wilmington imported Yankee administration failed to rape the south again!
over lady justice and see to see the verdict
jury in North Carolina on Thursday found that
the University of North Carolina-Wilmington retaliated against criminology
professor Dr. Mike Adams for his political and social views.
a Townhall columnist, explained
last year that despite his
track record of success at the university in terms of teaching, research and
service, he was denied a promotion to full professor because of the views he
advanced in his opinion columns. He described the promotion process as being
“replete with procedural irregularities and with direct criticism of [his]
columns and [his] beliefs.”
individual loses his ability to speak as a private citizen by virtue of public
employment,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
wrote in 2011. “Adams’ columns addressed topics such as academic freedom,
civil rights, campus culture, sex, feminism, abortion, homosexuality, religion,
and morality. Such topics plainly touched on issues of public, rather than
university hired Adams, a former atheist, in 1993 as an assistant professor, and
promoted him to associate professor in 1998. The “campaign of academic
persecution that culminated in his denial of promotion to full professor”
began when he converted to Christianity in 2000, which greatly influenced his
views on social and political issues.
are grateful that the jury today reaffirmed the fundamental principle that
universities are a marketplace of ideas, not a place where professors face
retaliation for having a different view than university officials,” Barham said.
jury saw what we have long known to be true about the wrong done to Dr.
Adams,” said Senior
Legal Counsel David Hacker. “The verdict is a powerful message for academic
freedom and free speech at America’s public universities.”
to the ACLJ, the verdict was only for liability. The judge will later decide