For the second time in two years, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) has derecognized a Christian student organization. According to UNC, a Christian organization seeking to have Christian members is “discriminatory” and cannot have access to campus facilities, services, or programs. UNC's actions are a violation of student rights to free speech, free exercise of religion, and free association.
Full story: http://www.thefire.org/index.php/case/645.html
Prior story: http://www.thefire.org/index.php/case/29.html
James Moeser, Chancellor, UNC-Chapel Hill: 919-962-1365; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathan Curtis, Assistant Director for Student Activities and Organizations, UNC-Chapel Hill: 919-962-1461; email@example.com
Note: Although these two cases have been resolved, the administration displays a troubling learning disability that requires the intervention of a federal court.
Monday, March 28, 2005