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Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said during an appearance with “Fox & Friends” Wednesday that he wants Yale University’s federal funding taken away if the school does not treat religious students fairly.
“I want to see that they are treating religious students and religious organizations in the same way they treat every other legal organization and every other student,” Hawley, who graduated from Yale Law in 2006, said.
“If Yale doesn’t do that, if they don’t treat religious students fairly, they should have their federal funding stripped,” Hawley continued.
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Hawley’s remarks come as Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he will investigate the law school’s policy that allegedly blacklists Christian groups. Yale Law changed its policy on school stipends following complaints from an LGBTQ group called Outlaws, which criticized the Federalist Society for inviting a lawyer from Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom in February.
“The Law School cannot prohibit a student from working for an employer who discriminates, but that is not a reason why Yale Law School should bear any obligation to fund that work, particularly if that organization does not give equal employment opportunity to all of our students,” an email from law school dean Heather Gerken said, the Washington Examiner reported.
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“It sounds like Yale now has been exposed for what they’re doing and now they are trying to backtrack,” Hawley said. “There is still...
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