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Louisiana College quits CCCU over LGBT policy

PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Louisiana College President Rick Brewer has notified the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities that the Baptist-affiliated college has withdrawn its membership from the organization. The issue involves a policy passed by the CCCU board of directors endorsing so-called "Fairness for All" legislation to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of federally-protected classes while also articulating protections for churches and religious organizations. Brewer, in a letter to CCCU President Shirley Hoogstra, strongly objected to the CCCU board's action last October. Read More