Gay Students Sue Education Department Over Religious Colleges

March 31, 2021

Thirty-three current and former students at Christian colleges that receive federal funds have sued the Education Department, saying that a religious exemption given to religious colleges is unconstitutional, The Washington Post reported. The students described discrimination they faced at the colleges. A statement from the Education Department said it considered religious exemptions valid and legal for a group of colleges: “educational institutions controlled by religious organizations.”

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