University of Illinois adjunct professor fired for teaching Catholic moral law on homosexual acts

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — The University of Illinois has fired an adjunct professor for teaching in a class on Catholicism that homosexual acts violate natural moral law.

Kenneth Howell was informed that he could no longer teach in the university's department of religion. The decision came after a student complained that Howell's statements were "hate speech."

In response to his firing, Howell wrote a letter to friends explaining the events surrounding his dismissal.

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