Steve Farrell
University of Illinois professor fired for standing by Catholic teaching on homosexuality
By Steve Farrell
July 14, 2010

Calling it hate speech, the University of Illinois has fired a Catholic professor hired to teach an introductory course on Catholicism and Modern Catholic Thought for responding to a student question about why homosexuality is immoral under Natural Law.

The professor, Ken Howell answered in his email: "Natural Law says that Morality must be a response to Reality. In other words sexual acts are only appropriate for people who are complimentary, not the same."

A great answer, consistent with Catholic thought, common sense, and not out of bounds with the job he was commissioned to teach — but this is hate speech and he's out of a job?

We haven't heard any response from the Great Socialist from Illinois who took an oath to sustain the United States Constitution, but we can guess based on his anti-DOMA behavior this week that he supports this crushing assault on freedom of religion, freedom of speech, the traditional family, and the Judeo-Christian ethic.

You see, rather than uphold religious freedom and freedom of speech under the Heaven inspired United States Constitution, what really matters is that Catholic Thought, Baptist Thought, LDS Thought, Moral Thought, is nowadays whatever the God's of the Socialist State and the Socialist State University's High Priests say it is. That way the only ones who are left to feel guilty for committing sin, and are punished by the state for those sins, are the girls and boys, men and women, teachers, professors and administrators, who are doing their best to live the moral godly life.

Makes sense, right? And folks wonder why the Tea Party movement erupted and is growing from coast to coast. Here's my prediction: It's only just begun.

© Steve Farrell


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