Friday, June 24, 2011

Tolerance Police breaking some heads, this time on single sex dorms

The Tolerance Police have donned their riot gear and grabbed their truncheons to deal with the most recent outbreak of wholesomeness and decency. This time at a college campus, where wholesomeness and decency are least to be tolerated. We go now to our man on the ground, Robert George:
A George Washington University law professor who is well-known for bringing law suits to advance liberal causes has given notice to the Catholic University of America that he will be suing the university under the District of Columbia Human Rights Act. And what is alleged to be Catholic University's mortal sin against human rights? Are you ready? It is the decision of CUA president John Garvey (himself an eminent legal scholar in the field of religious liberty and human rights, as MoJers know) to shift the university from co-ed dormitories to single-sex dorms. President Garvey's objective (of which this particular change of policy is only a small piece) is to promote moral integrity as the Catholic Church understands that virtue and to combat the culture of promiscuity and alcohol abuse on campus. And what could possibly be wrong with that? Well, for "comprehensive liberals," it seems, having separate dorms for young men and young women is "discrimination" based on "sexual stereotypes." It simply can't be tolerated. Institutions that would separate the sexes in living quarters are practicing the equivalent of racism by imposing on their students the equivalent of the Jim Crow system in the segregated South. Oy vey.
Don't you just love this Tolerance and Diversity thing?

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