Christian Student Kicked Out Of University Cos He Wrote FB Messages Opposing Gay Marriage

Date: 29-02-2016 9:03 pm (5 years ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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A Christian student has been ejected from his university course for voicing his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook.Felix Ngole, 38, was expelled from Sheffield University after faculty staff decided he ‘may have caused offence to some individuals’.

The postgraduate father of four, who was studying to become a social worker, has been told his actions affect his fitness to practise and was ordered to hand back his student ID and library card.
Mr Ngole was reported after using his private Facebook account to express support for Kim Davis, a county clerk from Kentucky, who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences after the introduction of same-sex unions there last September.

Mr Ngole argued that homosexual activity is against the teaching of the Bible, quoting a verse from Leviticus describing it as an ‘abomination’.

Yesterday, he said he was appealing the university’s decision because the case had wider consequences for the ‘freedom of religion and freedom of expression’.

Claiming he had been censored, he added: ‘The university claims my views are discriminatory, but I am the one being discriminated against because of my expression of Christian beliefs.

‘I wonder whether the university would have taken any action if a Muslim student who believes in Sharia law, with its teaching about women and homosexuality, had made moderate comments on his Facebook page. I don’t think so.’

Following a disciplinary hearing, the student was told he had brought his profession ‘into disrepute’ and breached ‘personal conduct’ guidelines. A separate ‘fitness to practise’ panel later concluded that he was entitled to his opinion about gay marriage but may have ‘caused offence to some individuals’.

They said his comment would affect his ability to operate in the social work profession even though he was not yet qualified.
 
Mr Ngole came to the UK from Cameroon as an asylum seeker in 2003 and has since gained two university degrees and worked as a teacher. If his appeal is unsuccessful, he plans to take legal action on human rights grounds against Sheffield University, which is one of 24 in the elite Russell Group of universities. He added: ‘My beliefs about marriage and sexual ethics reflect mainstream, biblical understanding, shared by millions around the world.

‘Simply expressing that understanding, in a personal capacity, on my Facebook page, cannot be allowed to become a bar to serving and helping others in a professional capacity as a social worker.’

Andrea Williams, of the Christian Legal Centre, said: ‘He is not someone in a public position, but rather a student, who is entitled to express his views. There is no evidence that Felix’s views impacted his work, or that he was not a hard-working student who should qualify in due course. Sadly, this is yet another case of Christians being ‘neutered’ in the public arena, and of censorship of views.’ A spokesman for the University of Sheffield said she could not comment on individual cases.

The case has parallels with that of Adrian Smith, a housing trust manager from Greater Manchester, who was demoted in 2011 when he opposed gay marriage on Facebook.

A growing culture of intolerance at universities now means that some student unions have adopted ‘safe space’ policies that allow controversial speakers be banned if they are deemed offensive. Historian David Starkey was removed from a promotional Cambridge University video over claims his views were ‘racist’.



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Posted: at 29-02-2016 09:03 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- owlwhy at 29-02-2016 09:09 PM (5 years ago)
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End of time things . Lord save your people from this dying world
Posted: at 29-02-2016 09:09 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- gogoman at 29-02-2016 09:44 PM (5 years ago)
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welcome to oyinbo land, where everyone is GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: at 29-02-2016 09:44 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Eazyatumeyi at 29-02-2016 10:11 PM (5 years ago)
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d school dey rare gay  bdat na
Posted: at 29-02-2016 10:11 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- dareper at 29-02-2016 10:19 PM (5 years ago)
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Where is human right on this case, how could they???
Posted: at 29-02-2016 10:19 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- kp45 at 29-02-2016 11:10 PM (5 years ago)
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Lord have mercy
Posted: at 29-02-2016 11:10 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- Machealex at 29-02-2016 11:20 PM (5 years ago)
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Yeye dey smell
Posted: at 29-02-2016 11:20 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- nwaafoigbo at 1-03-2016 12:00 AM (5 years ago)
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person no go spark his mind agein
Posted: at 1-03-2016 12:00 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- nonsovin at 1-03-2016 12:09 AM (5 years ago)
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Hw e take affect me???
Posted: at 1-03-2016 12:09 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- imaria at 1-03-2016 05:47 AM (5 years ago)
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Wickedness in high placeses
Posted: at 1-03-2016 05:47 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Haso112 at 1-03-2016 07:53 AM (5 years ago)
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Chale guy, your case na sorry case, you know the type of country you are in, you've got to watch every shit that comes out of your head and mouth when it comes to some certain issues.
Posted: at 1-03-2016 07:53 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- bamisaye at 1-03-2016 08:42 AM (5 years ago)
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You are free to speak out your mind, God will lift you to a level that are even greater than the one you're now....keep on speaking...
Posted: at 1-03-2016 08:42 AM (5 years ago) | Newbie
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- charisVEC at 1-03-2016 09:52 AM (5 years ago)
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Chai,I seee,..issokay..don knw wat to say
Posted: at 1-03-2016 09:52 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- christianity at 1-03-2016 01:51 PM (5 years ago)
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wateva
Posted: at 1-03-2016 01:51 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Trueyarn at 1-03-2016 02:16 PM (5 years ago)
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So nah by force to support their nonsense gay?evil people them.
Posted: at 1-03-2016 02:16 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- jp-free at 1-03-2016 04:38 PM (5 years ago)
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The panel of judges/those who took the decides to suspension you are GAYS!
Posted: at 1-03-2016 04:38 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- diezo at 1-03-2016 06:07 PM (5 years ago)
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THIS WORLD NEVER STILL END ABEG BABA GOD COME END THIS WORLD WITH ALL D SATAN AGENTS DISGUISING HUMANS SO THAT ATLEAST WE GO LEAVE FREELY AGAIN BECAUSE I NO DEY UNDERSTAND WETIN DEY HAPPEN SO ANYWAYS PERSON WEY NO WELL ANOTHER PERSON WEY WELL COME DEY TAKE TABLET FOR PERSON WEY NO WELL NA WHO NO COME WELL يراقب الله !!!
Posted: at 1-03-2016 06:07 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Poshmiru at 1-03-2016 10:59 PM (5 years ago)
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The people here dey very stupid ohhhh.

80% of people that I work with are either gay/lesbian. Also some of them have changed their gender.

If you say anything to hurt them...na .wahala.
Posted: at 1-03-2016 10:59 PM (5 years ago) | Newbie
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- Fran6ixfox at 2-03-2016 09:03 PM (5 years ago)
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Mmmmmm
Posted: at 2-03-2016 09:03 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- emma4love3 at 3-03-2016 03:06 AM (5 years ago)
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what do you expect befor...
the western they love that gaythings
and activites
Posted: at 3-03-2016 03:06 AM (5 years ago) | Hero
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