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Christian college blocks cross display because it deals with a 'divisive' pro-life subject matter
The Blaze ^ | Nov 14, 2019 | Sarah Taylor

Posted on 11/14/2019 6:14:22 PM PST by Morgana

Administration at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, reportedly shot down a student's suggestion to erect a cross display for the lives of the unborn killed by abortion.

The school said that it wouldn't be permitted because it dealt with a "divisive" matter.

The college, which is a private institution, is affiliated with a variety of churches including the Presbyterian Church, the United Methodist Church, and the United Church of Christ. According to its website, the school maintains its affiliations with "denominations traditionally committed to the pursuit of knowledge, religious tolerance, and free inquiry and to such values as service, community, and character." What are the details?

As highlighted by Campus Reform, Emily Kokot, a student at the school and chairperson of Young Americans for Freedom secretary and treasurer, wanted to erect a display featuring crosses for the unborn.

Dean of Students Brad Nason said, however, that such a display would take away a person's "right [to] choose to engage or not engage" with certain hot-button topics like abortion.

A letter from Nason said, "I'm sorry Emily, but that is not a program that would be allowed at RMC. The College has no objection to discourse and dialogue about/around the pro-life movement, but we draw the line at public displays of divisive topics. A physical 'memorial for abortion victims' falls into that category."

"For the record," the letter continued, "the President's Cabinet recently rejected a similar request for an on-campus marketing campaign that would have included what most would interpret as liberal messaging, around the topics of immigrant rights, climate change, science, and racism. We considered that program unnecessarily and inappropriately confrontational."

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TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: abortion; apostasy; christian; prolife; rockymountain; wolvesinsheepskins; yaf

1 posted on 11/14/2019 6:14:23 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

“Christian”


2 posted on 11/14/2019 6:15:15 PM PST by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: Morgana

even the secular university i went to allowed one.


3 posted on 11/14/2019 6:17:35 PM PST by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: Morgana

Turning the other cheek at its finest!

Christians seem to have an inexhaustible supply of “other cheeks” and there’s an endless line of people eager to slap them.


4 posted on 11/14/2019 6:18:40 PM PST by aquila48 (Do not let them make you care!)
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To: Morgana

Insane. Need to find out who makes those decisions and can em.


5 posted on 11/14/2019 6:18:43 PM PST by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: Morgana

How absurd!

Send your child to a Christian College and expect them to teach Christian values.

When Notre Dame and Georgetown ‘covered’ the statues when BO went there basically was the ‘final straw’ in my disavowing Catholicism.

Covering them for BO was NOT my ‘complaint’, COVERING them for ANYONE is my complaint.

If you don’t like my cat, just don’t come to my house.


6 posted on 11/14/2019 6:20:04 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98"HRC is the Grandmother that lures Hansel & Gretel to the pot")
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To: Morgana

Amazing... All I had to do is scroll down a bit to find more posts to reinforce my earlier point.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3793985/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3793982/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/3793980/posts


7 posted on 11/14/2019 6:26:23 PM PST by aquila48 (Do not let them make you care!)
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To: Morgana

“The college, which is a private institution, is affiliated with a variety of churches including the Presbyterian Church, the United Methodist Church, and the United Church of Christ.”

In other words, it’s anything but a Christian college.


8 posted on 11/14/2019 6:49:17 PM PST by fwdude (Poverty is nearly always a mindset, which can’t be cured by cash.)
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To: Morgana

“is affiliated with a variety of churches including the Presbyterian Church, the United Methodist Church, and the United Church of Christ.”

Take a look for yourself:

https://religionnews.com/2019/09/19/united-methodists-float-plans-to-split-denomination-after-lgbtq-vote/

https://www.freedomforallamericans.org/presbyterian-church-makes-history-adopts-official-pro-lgbtq-stances-at-biennial-conference/

https://www.ucc.org/lgbt


9 posted on 11/14/2019 6:50:35 PM PST by Maudeen (http://thereishopeinjesus.com/)
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To: Morgana

She would get a coat hanger display in reply. The college’s affiliate churches are pro-abortion. A substantial number of the faculty wouldn’t want her “appropriating” the cross either. Her fellow students who chose a Christian college? Who knows?

She might try posters of fetal development. Just the facts. Although these days there are hate facts, that make people feel unsafe.


10 posted on 11/14/2019 6:57:37 PM PST by heartwood (Someone has to play devil's advocate.)
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To: Morgana

Actually, Jesus’ name is THE most divisive name there is. Perhaps they better ban any mention of His name! After all, what’s a little faith and truth versus political correctness?

</sarc>


11 posted on 11/14/2019 7:10:34 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind but now I see...)
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To: lgjhn23

Divisive topic, eh?

Everything is divisove today.

Pick which side of the divide you will fight for.

Because no matter what the fight is about, you will become involved in combat


12 posted on 11/14/2019 7:16:57 PM PST by sciencewriter86
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To: Morgana
When does “turning the other cheek” become cowardice?
13 posted on 11/14/2019 7:19:53 PM PST by Chgogal (Never underestimate the stupidity of a DummycRAT voter! Proof: California, New York, Illinois....)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Yeah, that’s what I was thinking: the
“Christian” in Christian College needs to be surrounded by some big ol’ quotes, whatcha might call “sarcasm quotes.”


14 posted on 11/14/2019 7:26:24 PM PST by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: What would Jack Bauer Do?)
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To: Morgana

Divisive: dissenting from Left Wing planks


15 posted on 11/14/2019 8:28:36 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Recall that unqualified Hillary Clinton sat on the board of Wal-Mart when Bill Clinton was governor)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege; Morgana

Apostate churches.


16 posted on 11/14/2019 8:32:23 PM PST by thecodont
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To: Morgana
Truth is "divisive"!

Because it interferes with people's fantasies.

17 posted on 11/14/2019 8:41:23 PM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: Morgana

**The college, which is a private institution, is affiliated with a variety of churches including the Presbyterian Church, the United Methodist Church, and the United Church of Christ.**

OOPS!

Christian College?


18 posted on 11/14/2019 9:53:23 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Morgana

I have a news flash for these cretins.

Christianity, in and of itself, IS divisive!

Matthew: 10:35
Luke: 12: 49-56


19 posted on 11/15/2019 7:21:03 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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