Bible club bullied for faith statement

March 3, 2009

A university in Ohio has threatened the future of a campus Bible organization for requiring voting members and office holders be Christian.

According to Campus Bible Fellowship representative Gary Holtz, his group had been a registered student organization at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, for more than 30 years. Upon seeking re-registration for 2009, however, the university denied the Bible group's access to facilities, student club fairs, advertising venues and recruiting opportunities - essentially blacklisting the club - because of CBF's requirement that voting members adhere to a doctrinal statement and "accept Jesus Christ as their personal savior...

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