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Tyee Poll: Do You Think Trinity Western Should Be Allowed to Grant Law Degrees?

Trinity Western University, a private, evangelical university in B.C.'s Fraser Valley, wants to open a law school. Problem is, to go to Trinity Western, students must agree to follow something called a "community covenant."

As David Ball reported:

"Along with a ban on drugs, alcohol, and pornography, the covenant requires members to voluntarily abstain from sexual intimacy that 'violates the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman,' effectively banning same-sex intimacy among its faculty and students."

The school argues that it is exercising its religious freedom.

The Federation of Law Societies, nationally, the Law Society of B.C., provincially, and B.C.'s Ministry of Advanced Education approved the school. The Law Society of Upper Canada, with jurisdiction over practicing lawyers in Ontario, did not.

What do you think?