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Friday, August 19, 2011

Florida Teacher Suspended For Anti-Gay Marriage Posts On Personal Facebook Page

A former “Teacher of the Year” in Mount Dora, Fla. has been suspended and could lose his job after he voiced his objection to gay marriage on his personal Facebook page.

Jerry Buell, a veteran American history teacher at Mount Dora High School, was removed from his teaching duties this week as school officials in Lake County investigate allegations that what he posted was biased towards homosexuals. 



Bullard Construction said...

Lawyer Leto, No, teachers are not to be held to a standard that only allows first amendment rights to them as long as they are alone in a soundproof room. They have the same first amendment rights as the rest of us, especially being teachers, as they are the example to the students to show that we can all have our own personal opinions and freely express them. The notion that any teacher represents the government's opinion just because that's who writes his paycheck is ludicrous. A teacher is one who teaches the truth along with the freedom of opinion. I hope this man gets a better job at a private school and wins a sizable lawsuit. Part of teaching is to teach and exercise the first amendment, or is that all of teaching?

Anonymous said...

You only have free speech if you go along with the liberal agenda it's time to push back and push back hard.