Baptist school ousts gay honors student because of web profile
“I know at least 10 people who went to their (MySpace.com pages) and deleted tons of stuff because of fear they might be kicked off the campus, too.”
— University of the Cumberlands student Jennifer Fore, after another student was kicked out for having a profile that revealed he was gay.
A Kentucky Baptist school tossed out 20-year-old theater arts student Jason Johnson for violating its no-homos policy, which says “Any student who engages in or promotes sexual behavior not consistent with Christian principles (including sex outside marriage and homosexuality) may be suspended or asked to withdraw from the University of the Cumberlands.”
Even if you make the dean’s list, your gay behind is booted. (LEX18):
Cumberlands president, Dr. James H. Taylor, said in a written statement, “At University of the Cumberlands, we hold students to a higher standard than does society he general…University of the Cumberlands isn’t for everyone. We tell prospective students about our high standards before they come. There are places students with predispositions can go such as San Francisco and the left coast or to many of the state schools.”
Well, the following tells you all you need to know about the school. It invited Alabama’s whacked Roy Moore to its campus to dedicate a Ten Commandments monument on April 3, where he spoke to a crowd of nearly 2,000 on “moral law and leadership.”
Monuments inscribed with the Ten Commandments and the Eight Beatitudes are unveiled on UC’s campus.
Hat tip, TJ Tong