BYU-Idaho Bans Political Parties

May 20, 2009

Brigham Young University's Idaho campus has shut down the student groups that back the Democratic and Republican parties, The Rexburg Standard Journal reported. University officials said that the move was designed to assure that the campus is seen as politically "neutral," but some students are complaining, noting that campus chapters of political parties are common at other institutions.

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