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LDS college recruitment debate could lead to discrimination

Recruitment letters sent to Mormon students have stoked debate and become a hot topic for conversation around town recently.

Much of the discussion has centered on Northwest College’s use of public funding to target a select group of religious students. It’s healthy to have those conversations and ask the tough questions — was it a misuse of funds? A violation of the Constitution? Or simply a well intentioned recruiting effort gone awry?

It’s also interesting to listen to the public dialogue occurring at the Northwest College campus and around Powell, recognizing that everyone certainly is entitled to voice their opinion.

A troublesome outcome of the current debate, however, is possible discrimination against members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Read the rest of this story at powelltribune.com
Read the initial story that more fully explains how this situation started: College targets LDS high school students, debate ensues
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