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Civil liberties group denounces ‘Passion’ ban

January 20, 2005

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - A community college is drawing criticism for banning a Christian student organization from showing the film “The Passion of the Christ.”

 

Indian River Community College officials defended the decision, saying they were following a long-standing practice — but one not written into policy — banning student groups from airing R-rated films.

 

“They say we’re in college now, that we’re all adults. But now they’re saying this movie is too graphic,” said Christeena Koshy, a 20-year-old nursing student and a member of Christian Student Fellowship. “They’re acting like we’re little kids... Download file "Civil liberties group denounces "

Schools: Indian River State College Cases: Indian River Community College: Ban on ‘The Passion of the Christ’ and Repression of Free Speech