7th lawsuit filed against University of Wisconsin systems over flawed interpretation of church-state relationship
The University of Wisconsin seems to have a problem with free speech issues, especially when they intersect with religious faith.
That’s according to a legal organization that has had to sue the school seven times over alleged violations of the Constitution’s protection for free speech.
“Consider sharing this blog on social media to spread the word about the poor climate for free speech at the University of Wisconsin and to shed light on university policies that suppress free speech,” Sarah Kramer of the Alliance Defending Freedom wrote recently.
The latest case involves two students at the school’s Eau Claire branch “who are being denied credit for mandatory community service simply because their activities involved religion.”
The student, Alexandra Liebl, sought to obtain service-learning credit for the 30 hours she spent volunteering with a second-grade religious education class at a local Roman Catholic church.Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/11/7th-lawsuit-filed-against-university-over-same-faith-fight/#HrP20ciW8fDLDVZW.99
This does seem like an odd one but if you go read the article UW Systems have lost these battles repeatedly all the way up to SCOTUS.