Court Decision Near in Supposed NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Intelligent Design Firing

Judge tentatively rules NASA's JPL didn't dismiss worker over his b..., Washington Post

"A former computer specialist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was not dismissed because he advocated his belief in intelligent design while at work, a Superior Court judge has tentatively ruled. Judge Ernest Hiroshige said Thursday he is leaning in favor of JPL's argument that David Coppedge instead was let go because he was combative and did not keep his skills sharp."

Additional background information:

Fired JPL worker seeks $1.36M - David Coppedge says he lost his job because of his religious views,  Pasadena Sun.

National Center for Science Education (NCSE) has links to PDF regarding this case (Case #: BC435600): http://ncse.com/creationism/legal/coppedge-v-jpl

Please comment.

Best,

~SJ

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Tags: Creationism, Design, Intelligent, JPL, NASA, lawsuit

Comment by Ed on November 3, 2012 at 5:26pm

Some people just won't take "NO, I'm not interested." for an answer. Was he also incompetent or lacking in "interpersonal social skills" as the company attorney's alleged? Who knows, but a smart person would of shut up long ago and not pushed the issue.

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