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Academic Leftists Eliminating Faculty Members with Unacceptable Beliefs
On April 14, 2023, Dean Charles Rose of Ohio Northern University sent campus security officers and armed town police to a classroom in which tenured law professor Scott Douglas Gerber was teaching to escort him to the dean’s office, where Gerber was told he had to resign or be fired. The only reason provided for this action, despite multiple requests for specifics from Dr. Gerber, was Dr. Gerber’s alleged insufficient “collegiality,” which isn’t even listed in the ONU Faculty Handbook as adequate cause for terminating a tenured professor.
Dr. Gerber suspects the real reason is illegal retaliation for his whistleblowing about how Ohio Northern University’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives have led to illegal hiring and admissions practices. Dr. Gerber’s story has received national attention and is ongoing. Please consider a donations to his legal fund may be made at this link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/professor-scott-d-gerber-legal-fund
Dr. Gerber also will talk about his new book to be released this fall by Cambridge University Press, ‘Law and Religion in Colonial America: The Dissenting Colonies’. In the book, Dr. Gerber argues that law – charters, statutes, judicial decisions, and traditions – mattered in colonial America, and laws about religion mattered a lot. The legal history of colonial America reveals that America has been devoted to the free exercise of religion since well before the First Amendment was ratified. Indeed, the two colonies originally most opposed to religious liberty for anyone who did not share their views, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, eventually became bastions of it. By focusing on law, Dr. Gerber offers new insights about each of the five English American colonies founded for religious reasons – Maryland, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts – and challenges the conventional view that colonial America had a unified religious history.
Former Ohio Senate Candidate Mark Pukita will join us on his goal to discuss “The 420K Project–Wake the People Up!” There has been much research done on what percent of a population needed for a civic movement to reach a tipping point. That number is 3.5%. In Ohio, with a population of about 12M people, 3.5% equates to 420,000 people.
The 2016 and 2020 elections started a movement in Ohio and America. They woke people up. Our goal is to build on this by using every tool available to reach the tipping point, to connect 3.5% of Ohioans, to unite 420,000 of us. We’ll talk about these tools, and how you can be involved, in the 420K/3.5% discussion!
Scott Douglas Gerber joined the ONU Law faculty in 2001. He is also a longtime member of the Ohio Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has published ten books and more than 200 articles, book reviews, op-eds, and sundry pieces. He has made approximately 100 presentations, including at Harvard Law School, Princeton University, Stanford Law School, Columbia Law School, and the U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society. He is a four-time winner of the Fowler V. Harper Award for excellence in legal scholarship and a three-time recipient of the Daniel S. Guy Award for excellence in legal journalism. In 2022, he was awarded the inaugural Christopher Collier Prize from the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society. He also recently won the Teaching Excellence Award and has been named one of the top law professors in Ohio.
Mark Pukita (pronounced like the banana, Chiquita, with a “p”) was an “America First”, Constitutional-Constructionist, Small-Government, Conservative, Republican, Citizen-Candidate for the US Senate in 2022 from Ohio. He is a successful businessperson and tech entrepreneur.Mark was always an enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda, and still is.
Frustrated with the direction of the country and the horrific way President Trump was being treated, Mark decided he had to act and registered with the Federal Election Commission to primary Rob Portman, Ohio’s junior Senator, in October 2019. He is the only candidate who was willing to primary the incumbent, monied, establishment, Portman.Mark was focused on taking America back from career politicians, tech oligarchs, and the academic elite through his BIG-7 / DISRUPT Agenda.
Since getting shellacked in the primary election in May of 2022, Mark has vowed to help other Citizen-Candidates prevail across the US. He founded the Grassroots Freedom Initiative the morning after his primary loss to do just that. To join Mark is his journey to Take America Back, visit GFIOhio.com.