So the kerfluffle over the professor advocating the abortion of fetuses with Down Syndrome went more public than our well-shorn corner of the Intertubes. The UNC paper picked up the story and an LTE. Inside Higher Education (second item from the bottom) noted and linked to the student paper's coverage of the situation.In both cases, the outrage is aimed at the content of the professor's opinion and no one mentions any threat to or concern for their grades.
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
Was delighted to receive the hone. Very many thanks, Henceforth, such is magic, I shall always be shaving in your name.
--Kenneth Burke to Malcolm Cowley