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TWU says faith-based ethics code that discriminates against LGBTQ students is no longer compulsory

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 5:49 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

In an effort to revive the prospects of its proposed law school, Trinity Western University (TWU) says it will no longer compel students to sign a faith-based code of ethics that restricts sexual intimacy to marriage between one man and one woman, on pain of expulsion from the Evangelical Christian university.

TWU, which last June unsuccessfully challenged at the Supreme Court of Canada separate decisions by the law societies of Ontario and B.C. not to accredit its nascent law school, announced Aug. 14 that students and...