TCoast college lifts ban on R-rated movies

By February 2, 2005

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...

Schools: Indian River State College