School Bans Christian Group in Order to Keep Out Gay Group
A Corpus Christi-area school district is so determined to keep a gay student group from forming that they're kicking the Fellowship of Christian Athletes off campus.
We let you in, we have to let EVERYBODY in
The Flour Bluff ISD is making the move so it can say no groups not directly tied to curriculum are allowed to meet on campus, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports.
So, we guess, being Christian is just like being gay. Who knew?
Flour Bluff is trying to keep out a proposed Gay-Straight Alliance organization, because once you let those two groups mingle the next thing you know all your straight kids have caught the gay and lunch breaks are filled with Glee-type sing-offs.
Protests were planned at the district's high school to protest the decision not to allow the GSA, but officials made the idea moot by also banning the FCA.
"We need to be fair and equitable to all," FBISD superintendent Julie Carbajal said.
"They'd rather get rid of all organizations rather than to allow this one to start? Wow," said Paul Rodriguez, president of the Gay-Straight Alliance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. "If she's not going to allow any other clubs on campus, then we have no ground to stand on."
There's something here about destroying the village in order to save it, but what do we know?