MYTH: John McAdams' employment contract has no limits on what he can say on the internet.
FACT: John McAdams' employment contract requires him to act professionally as a Marquette employee.
MYTH: McAdams was disciplined for expressing conservative views, which he and his lawyers have suggested are not welcome at Marquette.
FACT: Disciplinary action was taken against John McAdams because he jeopardized the safety of a student teacher, putting her directly in harm’s way by publishing her name and contact information on his blog. Over the past 40 years Marquette never called John McAdams’ conservative views into question, including his publishing more than 3,000 blogs and internet postings on a variety of topics.
MYTH: John McAdams exhausted all other options, and his only choice was to post the incident to his blog.
FACT: John McAdams explored no option other than using his blog to dox a student teacher.