University can't ban Christian group for requiring that its leaders be Christian, court rules

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(Worthy News) - A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the University of Iowa can’t selectively enforce its non-discrimination policy on a Christian student group that requires that its leaders abide by a Christian statement of faith.

U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose issued an injunction barring the university from enforcing its human rights policy against student group Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) so long as the school continues to allow other registered student organizations to have leadership requirements that also are deemed to violate the university’s policy.

While the order prevents the school from unevenly enforcing the discrimination policy on the Christian group, the court order affirms that there is “no fault to be found with the policy itself” because it “promotes valuable goals for both the University and society at large.” [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]

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