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Professor fails student because she won’t denounce Christian faith and morality

If it happened in a movie you wouldn't believe it. But it's happening in real life. Believe it.

A sixteen-year-old, dual-enrolled student, “G.L.,” is the subject of religious intolerance by humanities professor Lance "L.J." Russum at Polk State College in Lakeland, Florida. Liberty Counsel has asked the dean to investigate the professor and his curriculum. G.L. and her parents reached out to Liberty Counsel when Russum gave her four (4) straight zeros because she refused to conform to his personal worldviews of Marxism, Atheism, Feminism, and homosexuality. Professor Russum expressed blatant and pervasive anti-Christian bias throughout the class, such as the following essay question: “Why did Christianity, and its male gods, seek to silence these women [the nuns]?”
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3 comments:

Herminator said...

ead the press release and especially the emails the professor sent the whole story sounds a little different!
http://www.polk.edu/wp-content/uploads/Response-to-Liberty-Counsel-May-6-2015.pdf

Mary De Voe said...

Separation of church and state gives the student protection from religious discrimination. If the student is a minor un-emancipated person, her civil rights are being violated and her character is being impugned and a lawsuit needs to be enacted.

Mary De Voe said...

Herminator: I read the piece and the professor left no option, no way out, for the student. In other words it was my way or the highway.
Does not sound like common sense, nor collegiality.


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