Religious freedom bill puts Kansas on a collision course with civil liberties groups


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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)– Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill Tuesday allowing faith-based college groups to restrict membership to like-minded people, likely putting Kansas on a collision course with civil liberties groups.

The bill takes effect in July.

Kansas lawmakers approved it, even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that universities could require such groups to open their memberships to all.

wibw.com/content/news/Religious-Bill-puts-Kansas-in-a-collision-course-with-civil-liberties-groups–373155871.html


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Another news article on this matter:
usnews.com/news/us/articles/2016-03-22/new-kansas-law-lets-campus-religious-groups-restrict-members


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I agree with this bill. These groups should not have to associate with those who are not like-minded.


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So, a pro life group would not have ro admit non pro life? Or a christian group not required to admit atheists? :confused:


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No doubt the state will be sued. The cry of discrimination will be put forward. It is apparent in the current culture that the college Baptist study club must be filled with atheists, the young atheists group must allow for Catholics, the college Islamic society must accept Jews and Christians, the Evangelical Youth Prayer Group must accept anti-theists, and the Physics Club should be filled with English majors. Anything less would be discriminatory.

Did your mother warn you against associating with certain kids? She was discriminating!


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