Lawsuit: University bills pro-lifers for pro-abortion speakers

By Bob Unruh

Burning money

California State University at San Marcos is being sued for ordering pro-life students to pay a $75 activities fee every semester that is used to fund pro-abortion speakers.

The case was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of the Students for Life organization on campus and its president, Nathan Apodaca.

The issue is the “discriminatory” policy the school has instituted regarding allocation of the mandatory student fees.

For example, ADF said, the university funds “pro-abortion and other favored views with almost $300,000 in mandatory fees charged of Mr. Apodaca and all students, but denied Students for Life $500 in funding to host a visiting speaker on ‘Abortion and Human Equality’ to provide a contrasting view.”

ADF Senior Counsel Tyson Langhofer said universities “should encourage all students to participate in the free exchange of ideas, not concoct elaborate funding schemes to award their favored few with first-class status while denying even economy class to opposing views.”

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Langhofer said California State University-San Marcos has “spared no expense to fund the advocacy of its preferred student advocacy groups but denies funding for speakers …read more

Source:: World Net Daily