You'd Better Have The Correct Religious Views

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    You'd Better Have The Correct Religious Views For a Government Job....

    1. David Coppedge, who worked as a "team lead" on the Cassini mission exploring Saturn and its many moons, alleges that he was discriminated against because he engaged his co-workers in conversations about intelligent design and handed out DVDs on the idea while at work.

    2. Coppedge lost his "team lead" title in 2009 and was let go last year after 15 years on the mission.

    3. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is defending itself in a workplace lawsuit filed by a former computer specialist who claims he was demoted — and then let go — for promoting his views on intelligent design...

    4. ...[the idea that] life is too complex to have developed through evolution alone.

    5. Opening statements are expected to begin today in Los Angeles Superior Court after two years of legal wrangling in a case that has generated interest among supporters of intelligent design.

    6. "It's part of a pattern. There is basically a war on anyone who dissents from Darwin, and we've seen that for several years," said John West, associate director of Center for Science and Culture at the Seattle-based Discovery Institute. "This is free speech, freedom of conscience 101."
    Former NASA worker says he lost job over promotion of intelligent design

    7. "Coppedge’s attorney, William Becker, says his client was singled out by his bosses because they perceived his belief in intelligent design to be religious."
    SUIT: NASA SPECIALIST AXED OVER INTELLIGENT DESIGN | UTSanDiego.com
     
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    i have no idea if he was or wasn't fired for what he thinks he was fired for but handing out religious, or non religious DVDs , while at work, makes him one of the duller tools in the shed.

    and i guess it's up to him to prove that he was singled out due to this. should be fun to watch as this unfolds.


    oh, and for those who push for Christianity to be our national religion, watch and learn.
     
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    The left intends a religious test for any occupation or position. Everyone wishing to be employed, belong to some sports team or run for office take a vow of atheism.
     
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    Nah, they just can't be Christian.
     
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    Sounds like he was preaching to me. I would've fired his ass too.
     
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    You have a point there. If the man had been muslim, the company would have had to accommodate five times a day prayer, a prayer room, and a new rug.
     
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    As a government employee, he should have been reprimanded for handing out religious literature on the job.

    Religion and politics have no place in the workplace
     
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    Perhaps we need a new law to regulate suitable topics for workplace conversations?

    Sarcasm off.
     
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    Yes we do.

    If you meet with your HR representatives they can explain what are acceptable workplace topics

    Religion and Politics will not be on the list. Especially in government employment
     

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