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-InterVarsity Sues University of Iowa After Expulsion Over Leadership Policies

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The InterVarsity Christian student organization has sued the University of Iowa after being expelled off of the Iowa campus. It is all about leadership. The Christian student group wants their leaders to be actual Christians while the university policies demand that leadership position be ‘non-discriminatory’ and available to all comers. From the Christian Post: An […]

-Federal Court: Iowa Churches Protected From Intrusive State ‘Transgender’ Law

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

In July The Civil Rights Commission in Iowa declared that churches must comply with the state’s transgender bathroom laws regardless of the first amendment since they were ‘open to the public’ for worship services. Later, they backed away from that when a lawsuit followed. Now a Federal Court has ruled that churches in Iowa do […]

-Iowa Civil Rights Commission Backs Down and Supports Religious Freedom

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Earlier this month, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission seemed to be saying that any church that opened its doors to the public was subject to the state’s discrimination laws and transgender bathroom regulations. It was tantamount to legally requiring pastors and churches to refrain from preaching or teaching traditional Christian doctrine and, in particular, Biblical […]

-Iowa: Churches Must Comply with Transgender Bathroom Laws?

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The Civil Rights Commission of at least one state (Iowa) seems to be declaring that churches must comply with the state’s transgender bathroom laws regardless of the first amendment since they are ‘open to the public.’ Here’s the story from Todd Starnes of  Fox News: Is a church a place of public accommodation and if […]