College: Radiation therapy is no place for the religious

When Brandon Jenkins was interviewed for a spot in the radiation therapy program at Community College of Baltimore County, he was asked what’s most important to him. He said, “My God.”

“This field is not the place for religion,” wrote program director Adrienne Dougherty in an email explaining his rejection. Now — surprise! — Jenkins has filed a First Amendment lawsuit charging he was rejected because he expressed his religious beliefs.

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  1. Utterly bizarre!

  2. Crimson Wife says:

    Huh? Did he express any sort of belief in faith healing in lieu of using modern medicine?

  3. Thinly Veiled Anonymity says:

    People in academia sometimes forget that the bubble isn’t infinite in size. This administrator was just doing what comes naturally in the college environment, forgetting what lies beyond the gates.