July 18, 2016 — An op-ed by Professor Michael A. Helfand, titled “Bending Religious Colleges to Secular Rules,” has been published in print and online in The Wall Street Journal. The article considers the potential effects of California’s proposed Equity in Higher Education Act.
From “Bending Religious Colleges to Secular Rules”:
Faith-based colleges — and religious liberty broadly — face an uncertain future in California. State legislators in Sacramento are considering a bill called the Equity in Higher Education Act, ostensibly to prohibit religious schools from discriminating against students. Yet it would actually create legal ambiguity, forcing judges to wade into the murky waters of theology to disentangle true religious belief from discriminatory animus.
Read more on the Wall Street Journal website (subscription required).