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... Download file "Christian group at IRCC can show 'Passion' film"
Schools: Indian River State College