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UC Davis acknowledges that Christians can face discrimination

by Brad A. Greenberg

February 20, 2011 | 11:26 pm

While I don’t think it is too difficult to be a Christian in the United States, I am pretty sure that religious discrimination can be lodged against Christians and not just members of minority religions. UC Davis seems to be getting with the program. The AP reports:

The University of California at Davis has eliminated from its website a definition of religious discrimination that offended more than two dozen Christian students.

The wording to which the students objected defined religious discrimination in the United States as “institutionalized oppressions toward those who are not Christian.”

It appeared in an online glossary to a “Principles of Community” diversity statement to which students and students groups were asked to pledge their commitment.

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