No school for gays

posted 12 April 2006

Christian college University of the Cumberlands, which this year will receive more than $10 million in state funding, has caused controversy by expelling a student for being gay after he revealed his sexuality on his MySpace page. Although it has subsequently revised its statement, the school's original press release read

There are places students with predispositions can go such as San Francisco and the Left Coast or to many of the state schools.

The message that "fags should get their education elsewhere" could not be clearer. This is not a conduct issue -- Jason was on the Dean's List -- it is a pure, simple discrimination issue, and people need to pick up this story and spread it around to make it clear why the separation of church and state (as recently advocated by Bob) is still as critical as ever, and why we should not allow the UK to follow this terrible example.