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Neb. Christian College Expels Lesbian, Charges Tuition
CBS News ^ | June12

Posted on 06/14/2013 9:10:50 PM PDT by Steelfish

Neb. Christian College Expels Lesbian, Charges Tuition [Pics in URL] Danielle Powell, right, and her spouse Michelle Rogers are

June 12, 2013. OMAHA, NEB. Danielle Powell was going through a hard time in the spring of 2011, just months away from graduating from a conservative Christian college in Nebraska. She had fallen in love with another woman, a strictly forbidden relationship at a school where even prolonged hugs were banned.

Powell said she was working at a civil rights foundation in Mississippi to finish her psychology degree when she was called back to Grace University in Omaha and confronted about the relationship. She was eventually expelled — then sent a bill for $6,000 to reimburse what the school said were federal loans and grants that needed to be repaid because she didn't finish the semester.

Powell is now fighting the Omaha school, arguing that her tuition was covered by scholarships and that federal loans wouldn't need to be repaid in that amount. She also notes she was kicked out even after undergoing months of counseling, spiritual training and mentoring insisted upon by the school following her initial suspension.

"I shouldn't have this debt hanging over me from a school that clearly didn't want me," the 24-year-old said.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Nebraska
KEYWORDS: christian; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; sodomy; wrath

1 posted on 06/14/2013 9:10:50 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

see bs news eh, i wouldn’t count on them to give us a straight report of the weather on a clear July day


2 posted on 06/14/2013 9:17:18 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: Steelfish

Sounds similar to Fluke. If you want to be deviant, why in GOD’S NAME would you apply to a CHRISTIAN college?

Am I allowed to walk around a Hindu college with a KFC? No.


3 posted on 06/14/2013 9:17:32 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Steelfish

She signed an agreement stating she would follow all the rules. She broke that contract. Grace U is a great school. They are strict and they let you know that going in. You don’t have to go there if you don’t like the rules.


4 posted on 06/14/2013 9:19:42 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I think that’s a good point. I was thinking the school may have made some mistakes. The school should have the right to kick the kid out if she was operating outside the Christian colleges required guidelines. I was thinking some of the tuition charge may have been flawed based on the idea they kicked her out.

The school may have a very good reason why they did what they did, that may make total sense. As you said CBaSs won’t be sharing that information if it did.


5 posted on 06/14/2013 9:22:48 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: Linda Frances

I’d want to dig a bit to see if it looked like a set up. Often, something like this is. Also I wonder how much care the school put into trying to be sure the students coming in were believing Christians.


6 posted on 06/14/2013 9:25:55 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: Steelfish

She knew the rules. She broke them. No sympathy.


7 posted on 06/14/2013 9:29:43 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Steelfish

cynic in me says this is a setup to create case law against christian colleges.


8 posted on 06/14/2013 9:34:28 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Steelfish; wagglebee; little jeremiah
She had fallen in love with another woman...

So states the article. And that is a BIG LIE. The deviancy of homosexuality knows not love. It may be some form of attraction, perhaps lust, but it's certainly not love. God Himself is the author of love and it's well known what He thinks of sodomy.

9 posted on 06/14/2013 9:36:40 PM PDT by re_nortex
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To: Steelfish

standards, a few people still have them


10 posted on 06/14/2013 9:43:24 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Secret Agent Man

> cynic in me says this is a setup to create case law against christian colleges.

Looks like it comes from the same ‘ole atheist is offended by a manger scene play book...


11 posted on 06/14/2013 9:50:38 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Oh please setup. For what reason can you think of?

I wonder how much care the school put into trying to be sure the students coming in were believing Christians.

DUH! She wasn't applying for a job. She signed to obey the rules which are clear. It's not that the school didn't want her, she didn't want to obey the rules.

12 posted on 06/14/2013 10:15:45 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It’s awfully easy to “fake” being a Christian for entrance requirements. I attended a private Baptist college my first year and my roommate was a raving heathen, although a “Christian testimony” essay and recommendation had to be included with each application.

Additionally, it’s a balancing act for a small Christian college, which turns away potential students at their own fiscal peril by screening them too stringently while trying to ensure a genuinely Christian student body. They pretty much have to take their word for it, absent any conspicuous evidence.


13 posted on 06/14/2013 10:50:49 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Steelfish
"I shouldn't have this debt hanging over me from a school that clearly didn't want me,"

Oh, Honey, why don't you and your "significant other" move to southern Croatia where you can CRIMEA river?You have the smarts and wherewithal to maintain good grades at this college, you were smart enough to know exactly what the do's and don't's were at this school
14 posted on 06/14/2013 11:11:11 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Steelfish

Curious how “realife” lesbians don’t look anything like the Hollywood lesbos, isn’t it? Like Rush says, this is just a lot of fuss about nothing, really. If these women were halfway attractive or even put some effort into it, they wouldn’t BE lesbians.


15 posted on 06/15/2013 12:55:43 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: fwdude

Christ warns against hypocrisy because it is so common.


16 posted on 06/15/2013 2:09:30 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Cynic in me says the same. Spot on.


17 posted on 06/15/2013 3:27:27 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Un Pere, Une Mere, C'est elementaire)
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To: Steelfish

Well I can understand why they are lesbians!


18 posted on 06/15/2013 4:39:13 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Steelfish
Danielle Powell, right, and her spouse Michelle Rogers are photographed in Omaha, Neb.

Same sex marriage is illegal here in Nebraska so calling the other woman her 'spouse' is inaccurate.

19 posted on 06/15/2013 4:47:37 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: Viennacon
Am I allowed to walk around a Hindu college with a KFC?

KFC might be OK but I imagine a burger would be frowned upon.

20 posted on 06/15/2013 4:49:35 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I agree. Leftist are trying to destroy every good thing in our country and they use mindless, want some attention people. It sounds like she grew up in a Christian home, but was lead away by the culture (leftist).


21 posted on 06/15/2013 5:10:04 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Steelfish

I missed the part of the article where it said that she was REQUIRED to attend THAT school. Perhaps someone could point it out to me?


22 posted on 06/15/2013 6:54:28 AM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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