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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-02-06 04:49 PM
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Democrats Join Lawsuit To Block Funding To Anti-Gay School in Kentucky
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Democratic lawmakers are joining a lawsuit to block $11 million in state funding to a college that refuses to admit LGBT students.

The grant to the University of the Cumberlands - a small private Baptist school - made headlines when it expelled a student it found out is gay.

Jason Johnson, 20, was expelled April 6 after posting his sexual orientation on a Web site. The dean's list student received all Fs on his transcript when he was expelled. (story) Following public outrage the university agreed to allow Johnson to send in work to finish his courses and receive final grades. But he remains barred from the campus.'

The $11 million grant was approved by the GOP controlled legislature to be used for a proposed pharmacy school at the university.

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