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Tag Archives: religious freedom

Religious Freedom and Discriminatory Student Groups

John Leo at Minding the Campus discusses the issue of discriminatory policies by registered student organizations and claims, “religious groups should have absolute freedom in the process of picking their … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Tennessee Legislators Attack Religious Freedom and University Autonomy

In an example of terrible legislation, the Tennessee House and Senate this week approved a new law (if it’s signed by the governor) compelling public universities (and the private Vanderbilt … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

CUA President John Garvey’s Misguided View of Religious Liberty

This essay by Peter N. Kirstein (a professor of history at St. Xavier University, Vice President of the Illinois Conference of the AAUP and is chair of the Illinois Conference … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · 11 Comments

Religious Freedom at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University has been under attack from FIRE and other conservatives for requiring all student groups to follow the campus non-discrimination policy in their constitutions. The Christian Legal Society, which … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · 1 Comment



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