Press Release – Deny Law School Accreditation to Anti-Gay University

Deny Law School Accreditation to Anti-Gay University: National Secular Group

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 7, 2013) – The Centre for Inquiry (CFI), Canada’s largest secularism-focused educational charity, urges the Federation of Law Societies of Canada to reject the application by Trinity Western University (TWU) to open a law school.

TWU discriminates against prospective LGBQT lawyers through a covenant which points to Biblical passages to ban “sexual intimacy” outside heterosexual marriage. A married gay law student could be expelled for sleeping with his or her spouse.

“As the annual number of law school openings are controlled, this limitation on gay applicants is unacceptable,” said Kevin Smith, CFI President.

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