UNC’s lawsuit saga begins next chapter

By October 25, 2004

BY STEPHANIE NEWTON STAFF WRITER October 25, 2004

The University is set to respond today to a federal lawsuit that was filed Aug. 25 by a Christian civil rights group when students were just returning to classes.

The Alliance Defense Fund stands poised for combat on behalf of Alpha Iota Omega, a three-member Christian fraternity that was denied official UNC recognition.

After refusing last fall to sign the nondiscrimination and sexual orientation policies that are required of all UNC organizations, the fraternity members enlisted the support of national civil rights organizations to fight for what they consider their First Amendment right to freedom of association... Download file "UNC's lawsuit saga begins next chapter"

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