Tag Archives: freedom of association

School Does Not Have to Recognize Religious Group That Excludes Gays

The Supreme Court has held that a California law school does not have to give official recognition to a religious organization that requires all members sign a statement saying "unrepentant participation in or advocacy of a sexually immoral lifestyle" is…

City Not Allowed to Evict Boy Scouts Because of Anti-Gay Policy

A Philadelphia jury held that the city violated the Boy Scouts freedom of association rights by trying to evict them from a city owned building. The city said the Boy Scouts anti-gay policies violated the city’s anti-discrimination statutes. The Boy…

Will Legislation Limit the Supreme Court’s Decision on Corporation Campaign Donations?

The majority of Americans, regardless of political view, support Congressional efforts to limit the effect of the Supreme Court’s recent decision on campaign contributions. Last month, the Supreme Court held that the government may not ban political spending by corporations…

Supreme Court to decide if Christian college group must allow gays, others to get school nod

This spring, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments whether a Christian group was wrongfully denied recognition as an official organization at the University of California’s Hastings College of Law. The group effectively prohibits gay and lesbian members because voting…