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College Shuts Down Student Bible Study

USNbubblehead Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 2:19 PM
A rule is only lawful if it complies with the bill of rights. This obvious violation of the first amendment is simply not lawful. Furthermore, when we make a go-no / go, cookie-cutter world and abandon our ability to exercise discretion in our decision making process, we put the machine ahead of its operators. This is one of the best reasons there is to refrain from making a plethora of SILLY rules for every type of behavior. Winston Churchill said it best: "If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law."

Officials at a Florida college ordered a group of students to shut down a Bible study they were holding in the privacy of a dorm room – because it violated the rules.

The incident occurred at Rollins College in the midst of a campus battle over whether religious groups that require their leaders to follow specific religious beliefs are violating the school’s non-discrimination policies.

Four students affiliated with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship were holding an informal Bible study in the common area of a dorm suite. Midway through the study, a resident hall assistant entered the room and asked the student leading...