Gallaudet University Punishes Official for Signing Marriage Ballot Petition.Gallaudet University Gallaudet University, at Washington, D.C.; coeducational; with federal support. It was founded (1856) as the Kendall School, a training school for deaf and blind students, by Edward Miner Gallaudet (see under Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins). has placed their "chief diversity officer...on paid leave after she signed a petition to put a gay marriage referendum on the ballot in Maryland."
The ballot measure will allow Maryland voters to accept or reject legislation that redefines marriage. Dr. Angela McCaskill received her PhD from Gallaudet University and is herself hearing impaired.
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins Tony Perkins may refer to any of the following people:
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"Gallaudet University 's action underscores that far more is at stake in redefining marriage than two people walking down the aisle. Indeed, the very livelihood of business owners and employees is at stake. If marriage is redefined, we can fully expect to see more of these discriminatory actions taken against anyone who espouses marriage as it has always been defined. "The University President should be fired for violating our most basic civil rights. The University's punishment will no doubt have a chilling effect This article or section may deal primarily with the U.S. and may not present a worldwide view. . If this is allowed to stand, others will follow," concluded Perkins.
SOURCE Family Research Council
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