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Lawmakers: Anti-Bullying Conference Bullies Conservatives, Christians

Nanuq Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 1:00 PM
I wonder how many of the 50 students the college sponsored were conservative?
Anominus Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 1:03 PM
Could be that all 50 students are conservatives - undoubtedly the "diversity" commission would determine that they need to be more "diverse" in their ideals.

A group of nearly two dozen Republican lawmakers is threatening to pull state funding from an Iowa community college unless they defund an anti-bullying program that the lawmakers say bullies Christians and conservatives.

The Des Moines Area Community College is one of several sponsors of the Iowa Governors Conference on LGBTQ Youth – scheduled to be held next week. The program was founded by Iowa Safe Schools.

The college’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter filed a Freedom of Information Act request and discovered that tax and tuition dollars were being used to cover the costs.

“It’s outrageous,” said Jake Dagel, chairman...