A Law Club For (Straight) Members Only

In a series of lawsuits that rely on the legal precedent set by the Boy Scouts of America in 2000, a Christian law group is battling university officials across the country to be allowed to bar gay members. The bylaws of the 42-year-old Christian Legal Society, which was founded to foster Christian fellowship in the law profession, permit only gays who have repented their sins to join. Because of this rule, college officials denied registration to several of the association's 80 chapters, stripping them of funding. "We have a strict policy against discrimination that won't be compromised," says Fran Marsh, spokeswoman...

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