Changing attitudes on sexual ethics and civil rights, however, are making it difficult for some schools, even conservative ones, to ensure broad compliance with their strict positions.
The report goes on to explain that Christian colleges who hold on to Biblical teaching on homosexuality are facing serious legal challenges, as well as challenges from a huge cultural shift among young Americans, even those identifying as Christians. “I don’t deny that.” The exchange alarmed officials at conservative religious schools, for whom the loss of tax-exempt status or federal funding would be devastating.
More: In April 2015, during a Supreme Court argument over the constitutional rights of LGBT individuals, Justice Samuel Alito noted that Bob Jones University in South Carolina had lost its tax exempt status because of its prohibition on interracial dating and marriage. Their anxiety deepened a year later, when the Obama administration notified colleges and universities that it interpreted Title IX as prohibiting discrimination “based on a student’s gender identity, including discrimination based on a student’s transgender status.” Christian schools saw that letter as threatening a loss of federal funding if they refused to accommodate students who identify as transgender and want to be housed with other students who share their gender identity.
“Would the same apply to a university or a college if it opposed same-sex marriage? Upon taking office, the Trump administration rescinded the Obama directive, but some leaders at Christian schools still fear the cultural and legal trends are in favor of expanded LGBT rights on their campuses, which could mean their policies on sexual behavior could face serious challenges. There were people who saw this coming over a decade ago.
Here is Maggie Gallagher’s prophetic 2006 article based on interviews with legal scholars on both sides of the gay rights vs.
So, as far as Allen is concerned, his 19-year marriage to Previn has been hugely beneficial. Made films all through those years and at the same rate I was making them. I am very disciplined and very monomaniacal and compartmentalized.” As for Soon-Yi, he refers to her as “one of the great experiences of my life” before going on to explain how their relationship allowed her to bloom.
She had a very, very difficult upbringing in Korea: She was an orphan on the streets, living out of trash cans and starving as a 6-year-old. And so I've been able to really make her life better.Hasson likes to say (referring to actual clients the Becket Fund has defended).Just how serious are the coming conflicts over religious liberty stemming from gay marriage?I provided her with enormous opportunities, and she has sparked to them. The show is a silly little show, but she's very good at what she does.” And then she emerged as a singer, and someone showed me a little clip of hers from , and I said, “It confirms what I always thought about her: She is very good, she is really a talented girl.” She wanted to take some time off, but she [agreed to do the series] because the role interested her.She's educated herself and has tons of friends and children and got a college degree and went to graduate school, and she has traveled all over with me now. One of Stern’s big worries right now is a case in California where a private Christian high school expelled two girls who (the school says) announced they were in a lesbian relationship. And if the high school loses, he tells me, “then religious schools are out of business.” Or at least the government will force religious schools to tolerate both conduct and proclamations by students they believe to be sinful.