Court to hear arguments on campus Christian group

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    FOXNews.com - Court to hear arguments on campus Christian group

    It will be interesting to see how the Court rules. I wonder if this will apply to private schools as well.
     
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    No student organization should be allowed to refuse people based on relgion or sexual orientation as this group would. If such were the case the money students have to pay every year to the school as an activity fee would go to help funding student groups that will not allow them admittance. Christian Legal Society should openly admit everyone into there little group or they can go totally unaffiliated with the univeristy and make it their own little private club.
     
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    By that logic the campus NAACP would have to allow a KKK member into the group if he wanted in, and would have to let him be able to run for officer.
     
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    What is it with queers anyway?

    Why would anyone want to join a group that doesn't want you?

    I seriously doubt there are too many non-Christians that are trying to join, so it must be the gays. And if tolerance is what you seek, how about you stop acting like intolerable douchers, mmkay?
     
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    Seems to me there is only one "intolerable doucher" around here . . .
     
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    Yes. And your point is?
     
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    That the NAACP on campus should be able to restrict who joins. That the person joining should agree with the groups purpose. The Christian group wants to restrict its members to those who believe in the goals of the group. Thier verison of christianity sees homosexuality as a sin.

    The question then devolves to do they deserve funding as a campus group? My argument is that it doesnt matter that the member qualifications are based on religion. If the theoretical NAACP group can ban people of a certian viewpoint from membership and still get funding, then the christian group should as well.
     
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    If the Supreme Court rules in favor of the Christian Legal Society and rules that schools must allow groups that discriminate on the basis of say religion, sexual orientation or race, should schools fund for a group, lets call it the League for the Advancement of Aryan Society and Principles, to charter a bus to D.C. to protest outside the holocaust museum?

    And yes I understand both scenarios are ridiculous. Do you?
     
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    Separate but equal? Not equal. Brown v. Board of Education, I believe . . .
     
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    The op I read said the school turned down official recognition based on the group's discrimination rules. What op are you responding to?
     

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