Personally, I agree with what Jesus said about homosexuality. The complete text follows:
Supreme Court to Review
Rights of Student Religious Groups
The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to review whether a public college may deny recognition to a student religious group because the group requires its members to agree with its religious beliefs.
The case, Christian Legal Society v. Martinez (No. 08-1371), involves a dispute between the University of California's Hastings College of Law in San Francisco and the law school's chapter of the Springfield, Va.-based society of Christian lawyers and law students. But the case has implications for K-12 public schools, as well, as there have been cases out of such schools raising the same question of whether religious clubs may restrict their membership to core believers.
The Hastings dispute arose after the law school refused to recognize the Christian Legal Society chapter because the group refused to adhere to the school's non-discrimination policy. Specifically, the group refuses to refrain from discrimination on the basis of religion or sexual orientation, the law school says in court papers.
The CLS chapter says in court papers that it only has voting members, and such members must affirm the national organization's "statement of faith," which involves "a shared devotion to Jesus Christ." The statement says that "unrepentant participation in or advocacy of a sexually immoral lifestyle is inconsistent' with the group's beliefs...
Thursday, December 10, 2009
"Christians" using Jesus to Discriminate
This from the School Law Blog: