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Apr 12 2013

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Teacher Says He was Fired for Giving Inquisitive Student a Bible – It’s Freedom of Speech and Religion for God!

EDITORIAL: Another case of total propaganda and pimping of our constitution rights to practice our religion, to congregate in public places and speak about whatever we want. There are many issues related to God which keep coming up where maybe 5% of our country (approx. 5% of Americans classify themselves as Atheists) seems to have gotten control of. Their agenda is pushing Christians into practicing our religion in secret, to not be able to talk about our faith in public settings while they openly and aggressively recruit for satanism and other ungodly cults. Does all this sound familiar to you? It should be a wake up call for everyone because our rights are being taken fast and furiously!

Muslims have fought and won the right to prayer at schools and workplaces. Why are Christians not afforded the same rights? Christians rights are being threatened everyday in America as Atheists, Satanists and Illuminati come together in our political, entertainment and media arenas and sell the World on burying Jesus in our basements and behind closed doors while they teach porn, pimping and prostitution in our schools and online to our children instead!

The Daily Caller – April 12, 2013  

A substitute teacher in Phillipsburg, N.J., who was sacked for giving a student a Bible filed a complaint this week with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

In his complaint against the Phillipsburg School District, the teacher, Walt Tutka, claims religious discrimination as well as retaliation, reports The Warren Reporter.

Tutka says his persecution began on Oct. 12, a day when he was working as a substitute in the Phillipsburg School District.

He alleges that he quipped to a student who happened to be standing last in a line: “The first shall be the last, and the last shall be the first.”

The line is a reference to a verse seen a handful of different times in the canonical Gospels (e.g., Matthew 19:30 and Mark 10:31).

The complaint goes on to say that the unidentified student “repeatedly” inquired about the source of Tutka’s profound remark. Tutka told him it came from the Bible and also asked the student if he owned a Bible.

When the student said he did not, Tutka says he gave the student a pocket-sized Bible he was carrying, reads the complaint.

On Oct. 18, the complaint continues, Superintendent George Chando informed Tutka that he was recommending the teacher’s termination over the illicit Bible conveyance.

Tutka asserts that he was actually fired on Jan. 14.

“I believe that I have been discriminated against in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and retaliated against regarding same,” Tutka’s complaint reads, according to The Express-Times.

The Texas-based Liberty Institute, a conservative Christian legal defense organization, is representing Tutka, along with an unnamed New Jersey law firm.

“It is shocking that the school district has forced Walt to file a complaint with the EEOC for religious discrimination,” Hiram Sasser, director of litigation for Liberty Institute,” told The Warren Reporter. “All Walt did was respond to a student’s intellectual curiosity and the school district suspended and then terminated him.”

The nonprofit advocacy group claims that the Phillipsburg School District has also failed to respond to an open-records request for emails and documents related to Tutka’s employment.

The Phillipsburg School District has been tight-lipped. Superintendent Chando told The Warren Reporter that he is “unable to comment at this time.”

 

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