Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Natural Moral Law, or Anti-gay Bigotry?

"Kenneth Howell lost his job (his contract was not renewed) as an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois teaching a course on Catholicism and Modern Catholic Thought, because he may have gone far beyond merely presenting the Catholic Church’s view on homosexuality. Judging by an email he sent to his students, he pushed hard for them to buy the Catholic line that queers are inherently immoral," writes Tommi Avicolli-Mecca. "Instructing students on how to deal with questions about homosexuality in their final exam, Howell’s email described a sexual relationship between two men in which “one of them tends to act as the woman while the other acts as the man. In this scenario, homosexual men have been known to engage in certain types of acts for which their bodies are not fitted.” READ MORE