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Professor, UNLV at odds over lecture complaint

LAS VEGAS - A prominent economics professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is fighting academic sanctions for saying during a lecture that gays save less money for the future than heterosexuals.

Hans Hoppe, 55, a conservative libertarian economist with almost 20 years at UNLV, rejected a university offer that campus administrators on Thursday called "a fair conclusion for all parties involved."

Hoppe, a tenured professor, said he and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada were prepared to take the question of academic freedom to court.

"I want an apology from them that they mistreated me, that they …

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