InterVarsity & Religious Freedom Prevail

The University of Iowa Learns a Lesson

Back in February, federal judge Stephanie M. Rose ruled that the University of Iowa could not strip recognition from Business Leaders in Christ for requiring leaders to follow traditional Christian teaching on sexual morality.

Rose, an appointee of President Obama, didn't find a problem with the university's "Human Rights Policy," which the university claimed the Christian group had violated. But she did think it a problem that the university applied the policy inconsistently, in a way that violated students' free-speech rights.

Did the University of Iowa learn its lesson? Ummm . . . no. In early October, university officials found themselves back in Rose's courtroom....

 

John Stonestreet is president of the Colson Center and co-host of BreakPoint, the daily commentary on culture begun by Chuck Colson.

Roberto Rivera is a Senior Fellow of the Chuck Colson Center and a columnist for BreakPoint.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #51, Winter 2019 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo51/intervarsity-amp-religious-freedom-prevail

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