Ex-Newtown teacher sues board, principal

Ex-Newtown teacher sues board, principal

There are 7 comments on the News Times story from Sep 6, 2012, titled Ex-Newtown teacher sues board, principal. In it, News Times reports that:

A former Newtown High School Spanish teacher who resigned from his job in August 2011 says he was forced out because he is homosexual, a claim Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson disputes.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1 Sep 7, 2012
The story sounds fishy to me, I'd have to know a lot more to make an accurate judgment call, but I think this may be one of the rare cases of abusing a cause.

“Stop the liberal madness”

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#2 Sep 7, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
The story sounds fishy to me, I'd have to know a lot more to make an accurate judgment call, but I think this may be one of the rare cases of abusing a cause.
Now your talking but you lost me when you said "rare cases of abusing a cause" as facts say "They fired me because I am gay" is one of the most abused scenarios there is.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#3 Sep 7, 2012
luv Sarah Palin wrote:
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Now your talking but you lost me when you said "rare cases of abusing a cause" as facts say "They fired me because I am gay" is one of the most abused scenarios there is.
Facts do not support your assertion. If he had been fired then I would have been more correct to state is seems he's been wronged. The reason I stated doubt was because he quit. The real facts are that most cases of discrimination are not brought to justice.

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#4 Sep 7, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
The story sounds fishy to me, I'd have to know a lot more to make an accurate judgment call, but I think this may be one of the rare cases of abusing a cause.
It also sounds a bit fishy to me, especially since it is happening in Connecticut and not some southern state. They probably wanted to save money by denying him tenure and he is looking for a way to get back at them.
hi hi

Lancaster, PA

#6 Sep 7, 2012
luv Sarah Palin wrote:
<quoted text>
Now your talking but you lost me when you said "rare cases of abusing a cause" as facts say "They fired me because I am gay" is one of the most abused scenarios there is.
I honor the first poster's opinion, but yours is gravely suspect because you *always* think they're lying. It is the antigay who are *endlessly* lying with just a few claims we could rehash here, but you know them well.
hi hi

Lancaster, PA

#7 Sep 7, 2012
I mean, really, how would you go into a court of law and prove it's a "CHOICE"? In fact, while this is not known one way or the other, science -- which a court would hear before anything else, which ANY court would trust FIRST -- is of a firm, firm mind that this is categorically false, and would testify to as much in that very court of law.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#8 Sep 7, 2012
There's also the possibility that the guy is just incompetent.

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