DC law professor will sue to block single-sex dorm plan at Catholic University
CWN - June 20, 2011
After President John Garvey of the Catholic University of America announced plans to make all student residences single-sex dorms, a law professor at nearby George Washington University said that he would bring suit to stop the change, using the Human Rights Act of Washington, DC.
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Posted by: normnuke -
Jun. 24, 2011 10:59 PM ET USA
The point of Banzaf's suit is not to make dorms single-sex. The point, and the point of all liberal activity, is to concentrate all power in the hands of ... liberals.
Posted by: tony2311 -
Jun. 21, 2011 8:26 AM ET USA
Why doesn't this guy just mind his own business! They must be paying him too much at GWU and not giving him enough work to do, so that he has money and time to poke his nose into other people's lives in this way.
Posted by: Pete -
Jun. 20, 2011 8:05 PM ET USA
Maybe it's time for Cardinal Wuerl to weigh in on this. Any institution purporting to be "Catholic" should ascribe to ALL the teachings of the Catholic Church. That includes not putting temptation in front of others. That's all co-ed living does is to place additional temptations in front of youth, whose hormones are already racing. Why???
Posted by: BobJ70777069 -
Jun. 20, 2011 5:57 PM ET USA
Single-sex dorms should be the norm, especially for a Catholic institution. In what way does this professor from another school have standing to sue?
Posted by: rpp -
Jun. 20, 2011 5:21 PM ET USA
What on Earth for? I mean I think it is good that single sex-dorms are going to make a comeback, but what could possibly be the motivation to try to stop it?