Christian Student Group Kicked out of Iowa University for Possessing a 'Statement of Faith'

A student at the University of Iowa.
A student at the University of Iowa. (University of Iowa/Facebook)

A group of Christians students from a University in Iowa has been shut down after it was revealed that they ask new members to sign a "Statement of Faith" that pertains to mainline Christian beliefs. Now, they have filed a lawsuit against the academic institution.

Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) is a collection of students from the University of Iowa who are seeking to encourage each other in living out their Christian faith in whatever field of business they find end up working in. But the university argued that being required to sign any religious statement violates their anti-discrimination policy.

"The University of Iowa recently found Business Leaders in Christ violated the UI's Human Rights Policy and the Iowa Civil Rights Act," University of Iowa Media Relations Director Anna Bassett told Christian Post.

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