California | Discrimination | News | Supreme Court

Supreme Court Denies Christian Challenge to School Anti-Discrimination Policy

The Supreme Court today said it would not hear an appeal brought by a Christian fraternity and sorority at San Diego State University denied official recognition by the school because they want to limit membership to those who affirm their religious beliefs.

AlphadeltachiThe Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

In the case, Alpha Delta Chi-Delta Chapter et al. v. Charles Reed et al., No. 11-744, they argued that the university had violated their First Amendment rights by not officially recognizing them. The policy on student groups at San Diego State, part of the California State University system, prohibits such membership restrictions. The Supreme Court’s announcement today, issued as usual without comment, lets stand a ruling last August by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which upheld the university’s policy on recognizing student groups.

You may recall a similar case involving the UC Hastings Law School in San Francisco, in which SCOTUS ruled that the school could deny recognition to the Christian Legal Society because it denied entrance to days because of its core beliefs.

Feed This post's comment feed

Comments

  1. * gays

    Posted by: John | Mar 19, 2012 2:31:27 PM


  2. It's ironic the core message of Christ was "love one another" yet those who proclaim their religious beliefs the loudest are always using their so-called faith as excuse to hate others.

    Posted by: Michael | Mar 19, 2012 2:46:06 PM


  3. This 'ruling' seems to be perfectly in accord with last year's ruling, so it's no surprise.

    Posted by: anon | Mar 19, 2012 3:25:42 PM


  4. TAX THE CHURCHES!

    Posted by: Glenn Rivera | Mar 20, 2012 10:52:30 AM


  5. How true Michael. Thank you, could not have said it better.
    Take care all you beautiful gay men & women.

    Posted by: terryp | Mar 20, 2012 1:28:14 PM


Post a comment







Trending


« «Drag Queens 'Chow Down' at Chick-Fil-A in Wilson Phillips Spoof: VIDEO« «