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Student harassed, expelled by school after demanding sexual abuse awareness
Wspa.com ^ | 26 April 2012 | Melissa Keeney

Posted on 04/30/2012 5:49:27 AM PDT by AirborneDhampir

GREENVILLE, SC ---

Just a week before graduation, 23 year old Chris Peterman should be preparing his cap and gown. Instead, the Bob Jones University student says he's fighting for the degree he believes he's earned, and he believes the popular television show "Glee" may be partly to blame.

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.wspa.com ...


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KEYWORDS: bju; bobjonesuniversity; corruption; homosexualagenda; poofter; sexualabuse; sockpuppet; vikingkitties
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Hey everyone, glad to be here. I was a Freeper back in my early college days (about ten years ago) and thought I should come back. I wanted to share this article about a fellow student of my Alma mater, Bob Jones University. He was harassed and stalked by school officials after demanding sexual abuse awareness in the school, and finally expelled for watching "Glee" off campus and for seeking outside help for his situation. What do you all think? When I have time later I'll try and post other links covering the story.
1 posted on 04/30/2012 5:49:34 AM PDT by AirborneDhampir
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To: AirborneDhampir

IBTZ


2 posted on 04/30/2012 5:59:14 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: AirborneDhampir
Student harassed, expelled by school after demanding sexual abuse awareness

I find the title odd. I can see demanding education from a school - that's what you are paying for. To demand that a school recognized for its conservative politics change its essential nature strikes me as disgustingly arrogant. While I would never have chosen BJU and would discourage my own children from attending that school, I generally side with the school on this. I expect the little loser to get his diploma eventually, but I also expect his public tantrum to make him unemployable at any productive company or organization. I would never hire him - nor am I stupid enough to tell him it's because he's a troublemaker.

3 posted on 04/30/2012 5:59:46 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Can we afford as much government as welfare-addicted voters demand?)
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PFL


4 posted on 04/30/2012 6:01:18 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

As many BJU students have posted on the original story, he knew the rules, he broke the rules, he suffered the consequences.


5 posted on 04/30/2012 6:03:58 AM PDT by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: AirborneDhampir

Whenever someone “demands” non-education education, I always assume it is political in nature. He wants indoctrination, not education.

“Sexual abuse education” sounds like it really means something else.


6 posted on 04/30/2012 6:04:15 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: AirborneDhampir

“He also says he understood the school’s strict set of standards, rules known for banning everything from sex and smoking, to watching television on campus. “I did agree to that,” he says. “For 3 years, I lived under it, and I was fine.”

He agreed to the rules and when he broke them he cries foul?

Too bad for him..


7 posted on 04/30/2012 6:05:21 AM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Pollster1
If only the little snot had practiced shaving and dress code adherence, as well as getting to class on time... he would have had no problems. I hope his little scheme to claim his predicament was caused by something else fails.
8 posted on 04/30/2012 6:05:39 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

IBTZ


9 posted on 04/30/2012 6:06:50 AM PDT by wyokostur
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To: AirborneDhampir

A lot more to the story not mentioned. Apparently the original purpose of the group was to demand the resignation of a board member. For some unnamed reason. Well, that board member did eventually resign, though this likely had little to do with this group.

Then, the group changed its purpose to not just “sexual abuse awareness”, but according to one of the faculty, “opposition to ‘Christian sexual inhibitions’”. And while it was not said by what was meant with that, I have a pretty good idea.


10 posted on 04/30/2012 6:08:33 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: AirborneDhampir

Play with fire —> get burned


11 posted on 04/30/2012 6:11:29 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

Are you sure you meant to post this on Free Republic and not the Daily Kos? Your buddy knew the rules and decided to break them. And we’re all supposed to rally to his effete cause.

As to sexual abuse awareness, I think most Americans are entirely aware of it. If it ever was a true cause, it has degenerated into a major scam whereby talentless vixens can destroy males, protect their unmerited status, and make a bundle of money all in one fell swoop.


12 posted on 04/30/2012 6:12:27 AM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: AirborneDhampir

You came back to post this?


13 posted on 04/30/2012 6:12:59 AM PDT by FreedomOfExpression
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To: hampdenkid

Agreed. Bob Jones University is free to manage their business as they see fit.


14 posted on 04/30/2012 6:19:41 AM PDT by Broker (Our Socialist Government requires proof of insurance, but not proof of citizenship.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

Where’s the problem here?


15 posted on 04/30/2012 6:26:38 AM PDT by rightly_dividing
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To: FreedomOfExpression

Must be troll awareness week.

you don’t even want to know what fox business did today to officially jump their morning show shark. (for those in rio linda, they had a homosexual author of a book about his “two mothers” advocating that it was normal behavior. Fox Business is a joke.)


16 posted on 04/30/2012 6:29:22 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: AirborneDhampir

Anyone who willingly watches “Glee” should be expelled from the galaxy.


17 posted on 04/30/2012 6:30:49 AM PDT by Méabh
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To: Méabh

IBTZ


18 posted on 04/30/2012 6:33:10 AM PDT by filospinato
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To: AirborneDhampir
IBTQZ!

The smells of ozone and scorched poofter in the morning are invigorating...

19 posted on 04/30/2012 6:35:57 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Broker

Years ago, my brother got kicked out of Bob Jones Academy for running a gambling casino in his dorm room. Didn’t whine. Didn’t declare that he was “stalked and harassed.” Didn’t claim sexual abuse.

He just moved on to Eastern Mennonite Academy — where he was promptly kicked out for running a gambling casino in his dorm room and requesting that the daily chapel open its service with his favorite soon: “Lucky Devil.”

Again, he didn’t throw a hissy fit. Just left the school and went on to become a very successful TV and film producer.

Maybe the sensitive little sweetheart at BJU should follow suit.


20 posted on 04/30/2012 6:37:00 AM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: hampdenkid

Why didn’t he go to schools that would have appreciated his “skill set”?


21 posted on 04/30/2012 6:39:29 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: AirborneDhampir

Bet you didn’t expect these replies, now did you?


22 posted on 04/30/2012 6:41:18 AM PDT by OldPossum
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To: AirborneDhampir
What do you all think?

Did you expect to find sympathy at FR for you, your friend, or your friend's situation? Good luck with that.

When I have time later I'll try and post other links covering the story.

Don't bother...

23 posted on 04/30/2012 6:49:19 AM PDT by moovova
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To: hampdenkid
Years ago, my brother got kicked out of Bob Jones Academy for running a gambling casino in his dorm room. ... He just moved on to Eastern Mennonite Academy — where he was promptly kicked out for running a gambling casino in his dorm room ...

Did he consider going to UNLV? If it is like everywhere else in Las Vegas I would suspect they have slot machines in the dorm rooms.

One reason why college is so expensive is that we expect they provide everything from an education to a social life to surrogate parenting for the students. Just teach the classes and treat the students like adult customers instead of children needing to be molded. I would bristle at a place like Bob Jones, not because they are so much against what I believe but rather I would hate their presumption that they should have the power to tell me how to live just because I am paying them to take some classes there.

24 posted on 04/30/2012 6:49:47 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: AirborneDhampir

Do you watch “Glee”?

Do you like gladiator movies?

Do you ever hang around in gymnasiums?

Have you ever been in a Turkish prison?

IBTZ


25 posted on 04/30/2012 6:51:01 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

LOL. Actually, he chose instead to reorient his skill set and choose a career path more in keeping with our minister father’s teachings.


26 posted on 04/30/2012 6:53:29 AM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: AirborneDhampir

1983 Grad here

He knew the rules
He broke the rules
He broke more rules
He is now suffering the consequences.

Life sucks sometimes.


27 posted on 04/30/2012 6:55:22 AM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: AirborneDhampir

28 posted on 04/30/2012 6:57:37 AM PDT by icwhatudo (Tax codes and spending don't get 14 year olds pregnant and on welfare. Morality Matters.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

What do you think about this story?


29 posted on 04/30/2012 7:04:51 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: AirborneDhampir
What do I think [about it]? Not much, if any.

If he doesn't have the intelligence to know when he is being sexually abused,he doesn't have the intelligence to be able to understand when someone explains it to him.

30 posted on 04/30/2012 7:14:09 AM PDT by sport
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To: AirborneDhampir

First of all since you went to this university I want to ask “how bad is sexual abuse on that campus”? Makes me wonder how bad it actually is and how much BJU wants to cover it up.

Second the rules stated “could not watch on campus” and he watched it off campus. I’d get a lawyer if I was him.


31 posted on 04/30/2012 7:16:35 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

First of all since you went to this university I want to ask “how bad is sexual abuse on that campus”? Makes me wonder how bad it actually is and how much BJU wants to cover it up.

Second the rules stated “could not watch on campus” and he watched it off campus. I’d get a lawyer if I was him.


32 posted on 04/30/2012 7:16:50 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

You wanna know what I think about it?

There are what, at least 2000+ universities in this country, and the vast majority of them are willing to cater to this guys’ every sexual whim....so why did he have to go to the ONE university that actually dared to have some standards?


33 posted on 04/30/2012 7:18:46 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: SoftballMominVA

Wait a minute!

The rules said “On campus” and he watched it off campus!!

He needs a lawyer. I’d sue not only the university but the student who acted as Gestapo!


34 posted on 04/30/2012 7:19:19 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

With a little digging, I found that the board member in question had been allowing a sexual predator to remain on staff (Shades of the crisis in the Catholic hierarchy) and that this Chris guy did in fact reveal that he was taping the trustees in a showdown with them...so yes, he did force the change.

That said, you do still have to shave and show up in class on time and in washed non stinky clothes.

Also, Glee is nasty, even if you are at Starbucks.

The guy couldn’t keep his act together for one more year?
The actual demerit offences are things any student would have recieved the same demerits for.

Taking a stand on something important does not exempt you from following the rules.


35 posted on 04/30/2012 7:19:28 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

I smell ozone.

IBTZ


36 posted on 04/30/2012 7:21:08 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: AirborneDhampir

Why are you defending this guy? He’s a clown with an agenda, and you have too much time on your hands. What was you old screen name, ash? murrymom?


37 posted on 04/30/2012 7:37:49 AM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: dfwgator

Wow, I’m pretty surprised by all the trolling. Did anyone actually read the article? Chris wasn’t demanding free condoms and abortions or anything remotely like that. He was protesting a pastor and board member of thethe school who had covered up a rape in his church. If you just Google “Chuck Phelps” (the pastor in question) or “Tina Anderson” (the victim in question) you can learn more about the story. I’m on my Droid now and it’s hell trying to cut and paste direct links, otherwise I’d do so right now.

I’m no liberal troll, believe it or not. I’m a devout Christian, conservative and libertarian in my politics, and a proud American soldier who takes his oath to defend the Constitution very seriously.

I went to BJU off and on from 2003-2008 so I know all about their Pharisaical rules and mentality that thea accused is guilty until proven innocent. The thing is, after Chris staged his protest, he was stalked and tattled on repeatedly because they were desperate to get him in trouble. This was unfair and inexcusable.


38 posted on 04/30/2012 8:01:19 AM PDT by AirborneDhampir
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To: KarlInOhio

Agreed. Why does an 18yo, old enough to go to war, need supervision in how they run their lives? This isn’t high school.


39 posted on 04/30/2012 8:01:19 AM PDT by LevinFan
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To: AirborneDhampir

How’s you boss, Cass Sunstein, doing? Don’t worry, I won’t tell him about the clumsy introduction you gave yourself.

Oh, and by the way, please let him know that one of his HLS classmates will pimp-slap him from D.C. to SF next time we get together. Thanks!


40 posted on 04/30/2012 8:03:41 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: FreedomOfExpression

He’s a troll. How did anyone miss it?


41 posted on 04/30/2012 8:04:32 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Now wait a minute. My momma always told me that if I played with fire, I’d wet the bed. This is rockin my world here.


42 posted on 04/30/2012 8:38:41 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: AirborneDhampir

If those facts were important to the story they would have been included in the lead-in.

They weren’t, and now they suddenly appear? That fact alone raises questions.

Anyway, I have a life, so I won’t be reading about this anymore.


43 posted on 04/30/2012 8:54:12 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: SgtHooper

Another day, another world-view shattered.


44 posted on 04/30/2012 10:33:29 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: hampdenkid

Totally LOL. Expelled for running a casino! LOL


45 posted on 04/30/2012 10:41:18 AM PDT by NathanR
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To: FreedomOfExpression
You came back to post this?

Something tells me that Airborne had jotting problems the last time he was a regular here. And something tells me that nothing has changed.

Contempt for Bob Jones U., whether you agree with them or not, it a sure sign of terminal leftism.

46 posted on 04/30/2012 11:27:00 AM PDT by fwdude
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To: Morgana

With all due respect.

I went to BJU for four years and hold a degree from there. I know the rules very, very well.

When I was there, the president’s son, Bob Jones IV was caught doing something similar to this and was expelled from the university for one year. Meaning, he was unable to step onto the campus at all. How unfortunate for him that the campus was also where his family lived. He had to leave for one full 365 day period.

This young man knew the rules; he broke the rules; consequences are harsh sometimes.


47 posted on 04/30/2012 11:36:09 AM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: Morgana

How bad is sexual harrassment on campus? I never witnessed any. Zero, zilch, none.

That was in the early 80’s. I doubt things have changed that much.


48 posted on 04/30/2012 11:38:00 AM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: SoftballMominVA

Once again..the rules (as posted in this article) said “on campus” and he did this off campus. So how is this breaking a rule?

As for sexual harassment, okay you did not see it but how many other women can come forward and say the same? It does happen in Christian Institutions. Look at how many preachers “fall from grace” for having cheating on their wives. Jim Bakker comes to mind, but there are others in and out of the spotlight.


49 posted on 04/30/2012 11:54:32 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

The rules posted in the article do not match the rules of BJU. They can be found at www.bju.edu. You are free to look them up and correct me if I am wrong.

I did not see it or experience it. That doesn’t mean it didn’t or does not exist. However, in this case if you read the story of Chuck Phelps and Tina Anderson you can learn what really happened.

It is my opinion, this young man was out of line.

Your mileage may vary.

Namaste


50 posted on 04/30/2012 12:00:18 PM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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