Bob Jones University

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Ex-Bob Jones Prez: Sorry I Said Gays Should Be Stoned

Bob Jones III says comments feel like they were made by a 'stranger'

(Newser) - Bob Jones III, a former president and current chancellor of Bob Jones University, is apologizing for comments he made 35 years ago, NBC News reports. In a push against Civil Rights Act measures for gay people, Jones called at the time for "the swift justice … that was brought... More »

Rape Victims: Bob Jones University Called Us Sinners

Students asked to find 'root sin' that 'caused' their rapes

(Newser) - Rape victims who turned to Bob Jones University for help often wind up getting told to repent, an al-Jazeera investigation has learned. Five former students told the network that they'd been horribly scarred by the counseling they received at the conservative Christian school. Their stories include:
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The 10 Douchiest Colleges in the US

From Brown to Bob Jones, 'what kind of douche do you want to be'?

(Newser) - In college, acting insufferable is pretty much a given. “The question for America's youth is: What kind of douche bag do you aspire to be?” asks GQ. The mag helpfully offers the top options.
  1. Brown University: Peace Sign on My Mom's 7 Series Douches are limo liberals too good
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Gay Rights Gain Upper Hand in Courts

Faith-based groups perceive loss of religious liberty

(Newser) - Religious groups are coming out losers in an increasingly significant body of lawsuits: those involving discrimination based on sexual orientation. The groups say it’s an impingement on their religious freedom, but a gay-right advocate tells the Washington Post, “We are not required to pay the price for other... More »

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