NOTE: The article excerpted on this page is from an outside publication and is posted on FIRE's website because it references FIRE's work. The viewpoints expressed in this article do not necessarily represent FIRE's positions.
Under threat of a lawsuit by a civil-liberties group, Indian River Community College announced today that it will lift its ban on R-rated movies from being shown by campus groups.
By doing so, a Christian student club will be allowed to show the controversial "The Passion of the Christ," which the college denied the club from showing on campus in December.
"We want to have a campus where everyone feels comfortable here," HenriSue Bynum, associate dean of arts and science, said this afternoon. "We want to make sure those wanting to express their ideas are able to do so, and those not wanting to hear those ideas don't have to... Download file "TCoast college lifts ban on R-rated movies"
Schools: Indian River State College