Judges slap down university for fake academic freedom

John McAdams

John McAdams

Officials at Marquette University in Milwaukee were rebuked Friday by the state Supreme Court for trying to install a politically correct code of conduct for their tenured professors that succumbs “to the dominant academic culture of micro-aggressions, trigger warnings and safe spaces.”

The dispute centered on professor John McAdams, who criticized a graduate teaching assistant in a blog post for telling a student that the concept of “gay rights” is undisputed and anyone who thinks otherwise is “homophobic.”

The university suspended McAdams for his criticism, and he never was reinstated because he refused to write an apology. The university insisted


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