Professor who hoped kids of NRA members would be victims of a mass shooting placed on administrative leave

A University of Kansas journalism professor who tweeted after the Washington Navy Yard shooting that he hoped the next victims of a mass murderer would be children of NRA members has been placed on administrative leave, several days after making these comments:

https://twitter.com/DWGuth/statuses/379679269016064000

The University of Kansas confirmed the suspension via their Twitter feed:

Many are calling his comments “controversial.” Since when is it merely “controversial” to express a hope for children to be shot?

We’ll now wait and see if this is one of those “just long enough until the dust settles” kind of administrative leaves. And is it really a “punishment”?

Twitchy will keep you updated on this story as it unfolds.

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