January 18, 2011

University Scientist Claims Religious Discrimination

Martin Gaskell, a scientist who applied for a job at the University of Kentucky’s MacAdam Student Observatory three years ago alleges he was not offered the job because of his religion, as he is Christian, and because of statements that were deemed to be critical of the theory of evolution. One member of the hiring committee said he was “breathtakingly above the other applicants.” But other members of the committee said he was “something close […]