(College Fix) University of North Carolina-Wilmington criminology Professor Mike Adams’ death has been ruled a suicide by police.
Jerry Brewer, a spokesman for the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, stated in a news release Monday that Adams died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, adding “No other people were in the home and foul play is not suspected.”
In the months leading up to his death, Adams was subjected to a massive online cancel culture bullying campaign to vilify his reputation and force his employer to fire him.
At issue were two tweets his detractors claimed were racist and sexist because he mocked women’s studies and compared a Democratic governor to a slave master (all in the context of draconian COVID-19 regulations in North Carolina).
Four different online petitions were launched in June to get him fired.
One petition signed by more than 60,000 people called Adams “a thorn in the side of UNC Wilmington” and vaguely accused him of threats toward minorities.
“His being employed at this university cheapens any and all attempts to stand in solidarity with any minority that has been oppressed in this country,” the petition stated.
Another Change.org petition that received nearly 25,000 signatures stated “Adams has a history of spewing misogynistic, xenophobic, transphobic, homophobic, racist rhetoric.” A third signed by some 6,000 people argued “College campuses should not be a place where student’s identities are rejected and threatened by an…
To continue reading, click here
Editor’s Note. This article was written by Jennifer Kabbany and posted at the College Fix. Title changed by Pulpit and Pen
A CALL TO ACTION
Bringing you discernment news and commentary from a biblical, polemical perspective means it is tough out there on social media. We’re constantly getting kneecapped and constrained by tech companies who find our fidelity to the scripture and pursuit of truth to be intolerable, resulting in our reach being severely throttled.
For this reason, we ask you please consider supporting us a few different ways. The first, by liking and following our new Facebook page, our home where we share new posts and interact with our members. The second, by following and retweeting our Twitter page. The third, by signing up for our newsletter below.
And last, through direct support. You can catch our free weekly episodes of the Polemics Report by subscribing at BTWN. If you like what you hear and desire to hear more, you can get the VIP full-length version for only $5.95 per month on Patreon. Also, you get other freebies for additional monthly pledges.
Subscribe to us on Patreon here and support our ministry.
Stay informed. Subscribe Today.
When you subscribe, please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contacts to ensure that your newsletter doesn’t go into your spam folder.
Enter your email address below…