Quick Takes

November 10, 2005

The University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire has announced that it is reviewing policies that have limited resident assistants from organizing certain religious activities in their rooms. The university’s policies for its RA’s have been receiving considerable attention since the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education criticized the rules. FIRE and others have said that students’ religious rights are being violated. The university has noted that RA’s are employees of a public institution. The university announcement of its policy review stressed that the rules in place apply only to certain activities organized by RA’s in their rooms and that there is no ban on the Bible at Eau Claire.

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