All Further Articles for 2015-04-09
A Larger Classroom: Where There Is Hatred, Let Me Sow Love
Bearing signs proclaiming, "We Are Not the Gatekeepers to the Kingdom," about 200 students at a Catholic high school in Iowa - Yes. Teenagers. Catholic. Iowa - and their supporters walked out of classes to protest the denial of a full-time job to popular substitute teacher Tyler McCubbin because he's openly gay, which is allegedly "at odds with church teaching." Posing the theoretical question "WWJD?" they argue Jesus would urge "that ye love one another, as I have loved you" and give Tyler the damn job.