ADF: Christian activity no longer avoided like plague by University of Montana work-study program
Christian activity no longer avoided like plague by University of Montana work-study program
University prohibited work study at community center only because religious youth activities sometimes occur there; ADF letter prompts UM to reverse course
MISSOULA, Mont. — University of Montana officials agreed to allow students to be employed through a work-study program at a Missoula community center after a letter from the Alliance Defense Fund explained that allowing employment at the center, where religious student activities occur, would not violate federal law.
The letter explained that denying such a request merely because several religious youth activities take place within the massive City Life Community Center complex is unconstitutional.
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