Christian group denied Cal State charter

December 20, 2005

Cal State San Bernardino has denied a Christian student group’s request to organize on campus, saying the organization would have discriminated against non-Christians and homosexuals.

“For us, this has nothing to do with discrimination,” Ryan Sorba, who worked to organize the Christian Student Association, said Monday.

“This has to do with people being in the club who are Christian.”

Every student group organized at Cal State San Bernardino must meet certain requirements, said Christine Hansen, director of student leadership and development. According to state law, student groups at public universities cannot exclude members based on religion or sexual orientation...

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