College prof who wished for murder of NRA children suspended

A University of Kansas professor who tweeted that he would like to see the murder of children of NRA members has been suspended. KU's chancellor, Bernadette Gray-Little, announced the suspension Friday morning: "In order to prevent disruptions to the learning environment for students, the School of Journalism and the university, I have directed Provost Jeffrey Vitter to place Associate Professor Guth on indefinite administrative leave pending a review of the entire situation," he said. "Professor Guth's classes will be taught by other faculty members," he added. And on Thursday the school released a statement condemning Guth's tweet.  "The contents of Professor Guth's tweet were repugnant and in no way represent the views or opinions of the University of Kansas. "[I]t is truly disgraceful that these views were expressed in such a callous and uncaring way. We expect all members of the university community to engage in civil discourse and not make inflammatory and...(Read Full Post)