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|Subject: Re: Censoring Conservatives Proves Lib Intoleran||Date: 10/9/2012 10:47 PM|
|Author: JavaRunner||Number: 183366 of 198405|
As usual "Josh" is living in a world of its creation. There has been no banning of the organization.
ate last week, an online article inaccurately reported that the university banned a conservative club on campus. We would like to provide some clarification on that issue. The university’s Young Conservative club has been in existence for a number of years. Recently, the club requested to change their name and be formally associated with the Young America’s Foundation (YAF) group. The university instead encouraged the group to keep its membership open to all conservative students.
As an academic institution placing God First in all that we do, we not only welcome open dialogue with political student clubs on our campus, we encourage it as part of the total growth experience of our students. Azusa Pacific supports much of what YAF stands for, including its goal of preserving the U.S. Constitution, its values, and the God-given rights that we are guaranteed in that precious document. However, YAF uses divisive language and embraces some forms of political activism that do not align with who we are as a university.
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I'm not sure where the censorship is. Having experienced first had the YAF in college, they have some upsetting views. Azusa is an Evangelical univeristy - not liberal at all from what I have read. "Josh's" intolerance blinds it.
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