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Christian Fraternity Sues U. of North Carolina Over Chapel Hill’s Refusal to Recognize It

September 10, 2004

A Christian fraternity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sued the university in late August for refusing to recognize the group because it does not allow non-Christians to join.

The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Greensboro, N.C., argues that the university's refusal to recognize the fraternity, Alpha Iota Omega, violates the group's First Amendment rights to the free expression of religion and free association of its members... Download file "Christian Fraternity Sues U. of North Carolina Over Chapel Hill's Refusal to Recognize It"

Schools: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Cases: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Denial of Freedom of Association for Christian Fraternity