Campus Left to Christians, Conservatives: Shut Up!

December 24, 2005

By Mark Tapscott at Townhall.com

Scratch many of the administrators in charge on American campuses these days and you often find a neo-Stalinist who has no hesitation about suppressing views that deviate from leftist orthodoxy.

If you doubt me, try supporting Christianity or conservatism in a public way in the ivy covered groves of American academe. Take California State University at San Bernadino, for example, where administrators refuse to charter the Christian Students Association because the group thinks its members should be professing Christians...

Schools: Rutgers University – New Brunswick Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge California State University – San Bernardino The Ohio State University University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Tufts University DePaul University Cases: California State University at San Bernardino: Refusal to Recognize Christian Group DePaul University: Censorship of Student Group Protesting Ward Churchill Louisiana State University: Threat to Muslim Group’s Freedom of Association Louisiana State University: Threat to Muslim Group’s Freedom of Association The Ohio State University: Refusal to Allow Religious Clubs to Decide Membership Based on Religious Belief University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Denial of Freedom of Association for Christian Fraternity Purdue University: Refusal to Allow Christian Women’s Group to Require Christian Membership Rutgers University: Refusal to Allow Christian Clubs to Require Christian Leadership University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Refusal to Allow Christian Clubs to Require Christian Leadership Tufts University: Refusal to Allow Evangelical Christian Club to Require Leaders to Share Group’s Beliefs