Maine school official apologizes for post about 'white Christian men with guns'

A Maine high school official who said the only terrorists Americans should fear are "domestic white 'Christian' men with easy access to guns" will not be fired, the school's superintendent told Tuesday.

Piet Lammert, vice principal of Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport, posted the controversial remarks on his Facebook page, one day after a white lone gunman shot and killed three people and wounded nine others at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic on Nov. 27.

"The only terrorists we need to fear are domestic white 'Christian' men with easy access to guns. Vote Bernie," Lammert wrote.

After public criticism of the post -- which has since been removed -- Lammert penned an apology Nov. 29 on his Facebook page.


With true humility, I write to apologize for the offensive statement that I recently posted on Facebook. I did not...

Posted by Piet Lammert on Friday, December 4, 2015

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