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The Associated Press
Monday, April 17, 2006; 11:35 PM
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- A college professor has been put on leave and will retire at the end of the semester after admitting she told students to destroy an anti-abortion display on campus.
Sally Jacobsen, a professor in the literature and language department at Northern Kentucky University, will not return to the school, President James Votruba said.
"I believe what she did was outside the scope of her employment," Votruba said Monday
Members of the Northern Right to Life are camping out Thursday to protect their display of anti-abortion crosses, following the damage and removal of the display on Wednesday by protestors.
The group has decided to press charges against those responsible.
"We called the police and told them that we decided to press charges," said Julie Broering, treasurer for the group. The members reached their decision after a day-long deliberation.
originally posted by BH
In other words, I don't have a problem with a teacher saying, "I'm against abortion and here's why..." But I would have a problem with them saying, "I got pregnant at 16 and had an abortion and it was the worst thing that ever happened to me and here's why..."