Vanderbilt University Religious Intolerance

Vanderbilt University administration recently made a decision to require campus based student groups to open their leadership positions to any student.  While this mandate may sound reasonable, it prohibits groups from requiring that leaders adhere to the group’s policies and beliefs.  This requirement of the university to have no leadership requirements could result in men leading Sororities, Democrats leading the Young Republicans and Muslims leading the Jewish Student Union.  The decision is particularly impactful to religious organizations because it prohibits them from using a faith-based belief statement as a standard for their leaders.  In essence the school is implementing a policy of intolerance against religious groups such as InterVarsity, Campus Crusade, the Navigators and others.  Several groups banded together to make the following video:

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