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  • Christian apologetics club wins free speech battle

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, October 19, 2018 (3 days ago)

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    KENNESSAW, Ga. (BP) -- A Christian apologetics group will be able to display pro-life and other messages freely at a state university, the result of a settlement reached through Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).

    Ratio Christi, a registered student organization at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga., gained the right in a settlement ADF announced Oct. 18. The group had twice been required to post its displays in a small "speech zone" after the university deemed the messages "controversial," ADF said in a lawsuit filed ... Read More

  • University ordered to readmit campus Christian group

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (9 months ago)

    University of Iowa photo
    DAVENPORT, Iowa (BP) -- A state university must temporarily restore registered status to a Christian student group kicked off campus for allegedly violating the school's human rights policy, a U.S. district court ruled Jan. 23.

    The University of Iowa (UI) in Iowa City must restore registered status for 90 days to Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC), which the school accused of violating the human rights of an applicant because he identified as a homosexual. The Davenport, Iowa court decision allows BLinC to participate in a campus membership recruitment event today (Jan. 24) that BLinC said is crucial to its growth. Read More