University Students Expelled for Expressing Faith

by Wendy Cloyd, assistant editor

Christianity deemed a threat to others.

A Georgia university has suspended members of a student group for washing new members’ feet, claiming the ancient Christian practice is a health risk.

Savannah State University in Georgia also said the group, Commissioned II Love, “harassed” other students by sharing their faith.

“It’s ridiculous that a public university would kick a ministry off campus simply for exercising its First Amendment right to free speech and to model Christ’s ministry among its members,” said Joseph Martins, an attorney with National Legal Foundation. “The university is essentially saying that Christian groups are okay unless they actually practice Christianity.”

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