Henry Gonshak http://mtpr.org en Backlash growing over upcoming Gianforte commencement at Montana Tech http://mtpr.org/post/backlash-growing-over-upcoming-gianforte-commencement-montana-tech <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Backlash is growing at Montana Tech in Butte over the choice of the school’s commencement speakers this Spring.</span></p><p>Opponents say Right Now Technologies founders Greg and Susan Gianforte promote extreme religious viewpoints and discriminate against homosexuals.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A small group of students and faculty are considering a boycott of the ceremony in mid-May.</span></p><p>Tech is standing by the choice, citing the Gianfortes’ business success and emphasis on getting young people involved with computer science.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:11:47 +0000 Dan Boyce 16830 at http://mtpr.org Backlash growing over upcoming Gianforte commencement at Montana Tech