The State University of New York at Purchase violated the constitutional rights of the Church of Christ by revoking the church’s license to use a college facility after a student was suspended for intimidating another into joining the church, a White Plains federal judge has ruled.

In issuing an injunction requiring SUNY to let the church resume using the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) for services, Southern District Judge Colleen McMahon rebuked SUNY’s conduct as “viewpoint discrimination in its most blatant form.”

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