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"You may hear the argument that Vanderbilt is discriminating against religious groups. I want to assure you that in my opinion, we are not."
That's what Vanderbilt University provost Richard McCarty told a "town hall" meeting of Vanderbilt students during the one event in which Vanderbilt deigned to answer students' questions after passing a new "nondiscrimination" policy. We're talking about a policy so absurd that Vanderbilt itself says that religious student groups can no longer even require that their leaders conduct Bible studies because it implies that they have to believe in the Bible...
Schools: Vanderbilt University