Political Correctness Taken to it’s Log…er…Illogical Conclusion!

I read the Breakpoint commentary almost everyday! I loved hearing from Chuck Colson on the issues that were impacting culture, politics, faith, etc. Back in 2010 he predicted something that I read yesterday. John Stonestreet, one of the writers of Breakpoint since Colson’s passing this past April, wrote in yesterday’s Breakpoint commentary about an instance of political correctness run amok!! (Click here if you would like to read or listen to it in it’s entirety).

In the commentary, John shares with us that there is a move in academic circles on the college and university campus to regulate and implement policies that would require student groups to allow anyone—regardless of beliefs or behavior—to obtain group membership and seek leadership positions. This is being done so that Christian groups would have a hard time holding this policy and thus there would be grounds to remove them from campus. I find it ironic, however, that they must not have thought their logic through very well…since, under this new policy, the same is true for the vegetarian society group that also meets on campus…they would have to allow the “steak lovers society” to infiltrate their ranks and pursue leadership positions. As John states in the commentary, “such regulations would theoretically force a university chapter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), to allow…fur enthusiasts into their ranks and leadership. This may not sound like such a big deal, until you realize that even a small cohort of these “fur-draped carnivores” could tip the membership scales and vote the group into extinction.”

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