Professor claims his views cost him promotion

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A North Carolina professor will head to federal court in Richmond over a claim that he was denied a promotion because of his conservative Christian views.

The man claims he was denied a promotion because of political and religious views he expressed in books and columns.

Officials at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington say the decision was based on the professor's performance, not his views.

A three-judge panel will hear arguments Wednesday morning at 9:30.

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