Article from Town Hall by Brianna Heldt.

When the University of Iowa told Christian members of InterVarsity Fellowship that they could no longer require their leaders to be Christians, the on-campus club had little choice. They shut down.

Now, they’re suing the university.

The lawsuit, filed by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, states that on June 1, the university “abruptly emailed InterVarsity’s student leaders and instructed them that they had until June 15 to change their leadership-selection practices or be deregistered.”

InterVarsity responded by “emphasizing the importance of having Christian leadership” for the Christian club, but claims the school rejected the explanation.

Read the entire article at Town Hall.

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