Lenny Pozner has fought an underground movement of conspiracy theorists who have claimed the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre - and his son’s existence - was an elaborate hoax, NBC News reported.
Last week, Florida Atlantic University responded by moving to fire Professor James Tracy, a communications professor and a high-profile skeptic. Pozner has complained to police, filed legal injunctions and wrote an op-ed in a Florida newspaper targeting Tracy.
But the fight could be tough because professors have the right to say contentious things in their off-campus lives, according to NBC News.
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Florida University hasn’t said what Tracy did to lose his job, NBC News reported. Tracy didn’t return messages for comment. Pozner did not return NBC News’ call for comment either.