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Tufts Christian group loses recognition: religious tenets ‘discriminatory’

October 23, 2012

Tufts Christian Fellowship (TCF) has lost its official recognition because it requires its leaders to adhere to certain religious tenets—a stance that has been deemed discriminatory.

The university’s student newspaper reported:

The group had been operating in a state of suspended recognition after the [Tufts Community Union] Judiciary found that the group’s constitution excluded students from applying to leadership positions based on their beliefs. The clauses in question require that any TCF member who wishes to apply for a leadership role must adhere to a series of tenets called a Basis of Faith, or eight “basic Biblical truths of Christianity.”


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  • Posted by: d.buigas6355 - Oct. 23, 2012 9:35 PM ET USA

    This serves as a reminder of just how vicious the doctrine of political correctness has pervaded our society. Those who oppose Christianity will stop at nothing to eliminate the Christians' rights to be recognized as participants in American society.

  • Posted by: bruno - Oct. 23, 2012 5:47 PM ET USA

    These cases are so jaw-droppingly outrageous I have trouble even finding the words to respond! God save us from losing the ability to 'discriminate' between two student organizations!