Liberty U. Loses Its Democratic Leader

June 22, 2009

Brian Diaz, president of Liberty University's now banned College Democrats, has quit his position and announced that he plans to tranfer to another college -- one where Democratic organizations are permitted, The Lynchburg News & Advance reported. Diaz said that he wanted to attend “an institution that fosters diversity within its student body.” Liberty has said that it cannot recognize organizations that back candidates who favor abortion rights or other stances that conflict with the university's religious beliefs.

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