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NJ Teacher Harassed For Anti Gay Stance !
October 29, 2011
1:23 am
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Union High School teacher Viki Knox the subject of planned gay rights protest .... :crazy:


Some parents and gay rights activists are calling for the dismissal of Union County High School teacher Viki Knox after she posted anti-gay comments on Facebook.

The Christian Post reports that Knox posted an image on her Facebook page of a display at Union which promotes October as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month. She said she was “pitching a fit” over it, and she described homosexuality as a “perverted spirit” and a sinful lifestyle, saying, “I know sin and it breeds like cancer!”

According to NBC Philadelphia, gay rights activists Garden State Equality plan to protest at a school board meeting Tuesday night to urge the Union Township board take action against Knox.

Union Township school board president, Francis Perkins told NJ.com that the board won’t take any action on the Knox issue at Tuesday night’s meeting, nor address it publicly. "We’ve been getting emails from all over the world," he said.

Garden State Equality wrote on their Facebook page, “it is wrong for a teacher to spew anti-LGBT hatred on Facebook in her official capacity as a teacher. And in that role of teacher on Facebook, she communicated her bile to students. That is why the school should take action.”

The controversy has renewed discussions about social networking in school districts. Millburn has an "Acceptable Use Policy" regarding the use of district-provided computers and technology. Facebook is blocked on the Millburn school district’s computers, and teachers are encouraged to use district e-mail accounts for communications with students and parents.

The New Jersey Education Association has written 14 "Tips for Twitter and Facebook,” and advises teachers never to post about their job or students.

According to the Advocate, Knox used Twitter to criticize the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, writing, “God is not pleased and neither am I!"


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October 29, 2011
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This guy needs to realize he is a dinosaur at this point.

Willie Wonka quotes..
What is this Wonka, some kind of funhouse?
Why? Are you having fun?
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
We are the music makers, we are the dreamers of dreams

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