Will Marquette, a Jesuit University, Fire a Professor for Opposing Gay Marriage?

Prof. John McAdams is warning that he may be fired for opposing gay marriage at Marquette University. The university is claiming it is not about free speech, but McAdams isn’t buying it: “Marquette’s disregard of due process and its incredible denial that its campaign against McAdams’s tenure implicates free speech or academic freedom in any way should frighten anyone concerned about faculty rights,” the foundation wrote in a piece published in March in the Huffington Post. “Indeed, if the university succeeds in removing McAdams, free speech and academic freedom will lose whatever meaning they had at Marquette.” Even as he faces the threat of losing a