Here We Go: USA Today Columnist Says Oral Roberts University Should be Banned from NCAA Competition Because Its Honor Code Bans Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

Founded by a Christian televangelist, Oral Roberts bans “homosexual activity” and forces conversion therapy — a deadly practice — on LGBTQ students. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

An editor employed by USA Today has suggested that Oral Roberts University, a Christian institution that has made a Cinderella run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, should be banned from NCAA competition over its policies on sexuality.

A private Christian school based in Oklahoma founded by Charismatic televangelist Oral Roberts, ORU has an honor code that prohibits students from engaging in homosexuality or same-sex marriage.

Hemal Jhaveri, editor and columnist at For The Win, which is part of USA Today, penned a column published Tuesday claiming that “the university’s deeply bigoted anti-LGBTQ+ polices [sic] can’t and shouldn’t be ignored.”

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Michael Gryboski

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