Wayne State U. Reaches Settlement With Pro-Life student Group (Christian Law Journal)

Friday, August 14, 2009

Christian Law Journal:  "Wayne State University has settled a lawsuit filed by the campus pro-life student group which said the university discriminated against them.

Wayne State University (WSU) who lists “integrity” as one of its principls on the schools seal, has agreed to change its unconstitutional student fee and facilities use policies and pay back previously denied student fee funds.
Andrea Bezaire, president of Students for Life at WSU, submitted a budget request to the schools Budget Committee to help fund the group’s Pro-Life Week 2008 events.
In response, Bezaire’s removed all religious references in order to meet the budget committee’s demands and resubmitted the request.
Also revised as part of the settlement was WSU’s reservation policy, which denied Students for Life access to a room because the university officials declared the group’s pro-life event “unsuitable.”  The lawsuit, Wayne State University Students for Life v. Driker, was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Wayne State University (WSU) who lists “integrity” as one of its principls on the schools seal, has agreed to change its unconstitutional student fee and facilities use policies and pay back previously denied student fee funds."