Christian group at IRCC can show ‘Passion’ film

By February 3, 2005

FORT PIERCE—Under threat of a civil-liberties lawsuit, Indian River Community College officials announced Wednesday that they will lift the college's ban on campus groups showing R-rated movies.


The change will enable a Christian student club to show The Passion of the Christ, which the college barred the club from showing on campus last fall because of its R rating.


At the same time, IRCC officials said they will continue to set an "appropriate atmosphere" on campus by requiring all student activities requests to be reviewed by a 12-member committee. This committee — which would include a student member and two community members not affiliated with the college — would ensure all public exhibits, activities and events on campus are consistent with "college mission and community involvement...

Schools: Indian River State College