PINEVILLE, La. (BP) -- Louisiana College President Rick Brewer has notified the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities that the Baptist-affiliated college has withdrawn its membership from the organization.
The issue involves a policy passed by the CCCU board of directors endorsing so-called "Fairness for All" legislation to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of federally-protected classes while also articulating protections for churches and religious organizations.
Brewer, in a letter to CCCU President Shirley Hoogstra, strongly objected to the CCCU board's action last October. Read More