EMU to pay $75,000 to social work student who refused to counsel gay client

Dec 10, 2012 | Posted by: Rick in Kansas | Full story: www.freep.com

Julea Ward is an Eastern Michigan University student who was expelled from a counseling program because she refused to counsel gays and lesbians about their lifestyles won a a major victory in the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Since: May 12

Bellevue, WA

#22 Dec 12, 2012
Bama Yankee wrote:
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No, it means a taxpayer supported public institution cannot fire someone based on their religious beliefs.
salem witch trials and murder of innocent... brought to you by ignorant devout christardos.... christians are the true satan

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#23 Dec 12, 2012
Bama Yankee wrote:
You are correct. You're sorry.
The $75K award speaks for itself.
Yes dear, it says that our allegedly God given constitutional right to discriminate against the gay folk by freely exercising our religious beliefs sold pretty darn cheaply. I don't know which of your moral convictions that would be worth little more than paying off the student loans for the education you just flocked up, but none of mine would go that cheaply. She was nothing more than an expensive nuisance who had zero chance of ever prevailing and she proved that by gong away for so little.

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#24 Dec 12, 2012
Honey if your want to argue about an article shouldn't you read it before you spout mush?

Who was fired from anything? Hint: Read the damned article.
oral roberts wrote:
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You are a angry little thing aren't you? I am also wearing the tin foil hat you made me. I also didn't say she should not have been fired only that she has a right to her own opinion. How can you be so slow in the noggin?

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