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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

College Conservatives Branded 'Hate Group'

A conservative student group at a Washington, DC, college has been branded a “hate group” and fears it could lose its funding for refusing to take part in gay, lesbian and transgender-oriented sensitivity training.

Members of the Young America’s Foundation student organization at The George Washington University believe the traditional values they espouse merit a religious exemption from taking part in the training. They are asking the student government to allow them to sit out the LGBT sensitivity training, and a requirement that they use the “preferred pronouns” of the people they address or refer to.

“We are hoping that by voicing our opinion, other groups may follow our lead, resulting in the [student government] taking our request to heart,” Amanda Robbins, the group’s co-president, told The College Fix.

For now, there are no exemptions from the mandatory training for all sanctioned student groups, which Robbins believes represents intolerance toward conservative viewpoints.

Allied in Pride, a campus LGBT group, told The College Fix Young America’s Foundation is guilty of “intolerance and a pattern of hate” for inviting former Sen. Rick Santorum, a conservative Republican, to speak. The group also stated the conservative club’s funding should be revoked.



Anonymous said...

Every college has black only clubs soo who is the Racists ???? This is bullshit.

Anonymous said...

They will have to get their funding somewhere else. People who dole out the money have the right to attach strings.

mommy13 said...

Just because you do not agree with someone does not mean that you hate them or wish any ill will on them, they need to stop implying that it equates to hate . I do not agree with many people or their lifestyle choices, that does not mean that I hate them

Anonymous said...

Mommy13 the point you are missing is that those liberal/progressive groupes are the real haters and want to take away all the civil rights of anyone who doesn't agree with them. The constitution be damned.

Anonymous said...

How are their civil rights violated 2:28?
The backers just said no more money. Free market at work, we don't have to give you money to be bigoted.

Anonymous said...

Alumni Backers are private not state fed or university dollars.Man would i love to be a white fly on the wall of a black panther meeting. honky did this, whitey did that. Give me a friggin break.Hell, a NAACP meeting to me is racist!!

Anonymous said...

They should sue.

Anonymous said...

First Amendment, baby!

Contact FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education). They're the go to resource for suppression issues like this.

Anonymous said...

Sorry about no sympathy on this end.Sympathy always comes with a high price tag and the expectation of all white people to profusely apologize.After enduring the last 12 months we are fresh out of apologies & excuses for the ignorant few among us.