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McAdams’s defense: I’m a blogger and I gots rights

John McAdams

Professor John McAdams, the self-styled Marquette Warrior, has issued his defense.

In a new blog post, the embattled former political science professor is defending the blog post that prompted Marquette University to fire him, ban him from campus, and seek to revoke his tenure. In the original post, McAdams used an anonymous source to attack a graduate teaching assistant for allegedly suppressing an undergraduate’s views on gay marriage.

The vigilant custodians of American liberties on the political right, while untroubled by the unpleasantries of Guantanamo, are thinking hard about McAdams’s rights.

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McAdams’s critics reject free speech argument

In arguing for for John McAdams’s dismissal, Lisa Pease recommends the account from the graduate student involved, Cheryl Abbate. Here’s Abbate’s blog post about the controversy.  Read more