By Moody Adams “Saying it violates students' free speech rights, a federal judge has barred the Los Angeles Community College District from enforcing a sexual harassment policy that bans ‘offensive’ remarks in and out of the classroom” reports the Los Angeles Times.
After Jonathan Lopez gave a speech on the Bible’s teachings on homosexuals, the student said that the professor cut his presentation short, called him a "fascist bastard" and told him to "ask God" for his grade.
As a result of the court case the professor, John Matteson, was disciplined and Lopez received an A in the course.
The school has had to His suit sought financial damages and a ban on enforcing the sexual harassment code.
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