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Religious Freedom Busts Out on Campus

June 5, 2013|9:08 am

 A legal effort by the faith-based organization Alliance Defending Freedom launched last year has resulted in 30 of the nation's public universities and colleges changing their policies to ensure that students' First-Amendment freedoms are protected, including Christian students' right to free speech and choice of leadership.

"Public universities should encourage, not censor, the free exchange of ideas," said ADF Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot. "This effort has given public universities and colleges the opportunity to respect the constitutionally protected freedoms of their students without any costly litigation. The objective has been to inform officials of how their policies conflict with the Constitution, as reinforced by numerous federal court rulings, so that the schools can make changes."

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/30-public-universities-adopt-more-christian-friendly-policies-after-legal-groups-campaign-97211/#Gi0PybyxS7vCIjxy.99

Source URL : http://www.christianpost.com/news/religious-freedom-busts-out-on-campus-97345/