Mixed Views on Vanderbilt Veto

The current Vanderbilt University policy allowing “all-comers” to join any university student group will stay in place “after a veto from Tennessee governor Bill Haslam in May stopped popular legislation that sought to block it,” Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra reports for Christianity Today. Kim Colby, a lawyer at the Christian Legal Society, objects to the policy, asserting that Christian groups should be able to ensure that student leaders are Christian. Zylstra writes, “While [Governor] Haslam disagrees with the policy, he said government interference in the policies of private institutions was inappropriate.”

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