Christian schools' 'hands tied' by gender-bender rules
The MSHSL did adopt an exemption for religiously affiliated high schools, but Leva said that provides far less protection for those schools than the league would have Minnesotans believe.
‚ÄúThe league actually narrowed the exemption, so now if a private Christian school is not directly affiliated with a particular denomination or a specific church, they are not protected under this policy,‚ÄĚ she said. ‚ÄúSo they will have to comply. That‚Äôs all of our independent Christian schools.‚ÄĚ
Even the schools that make that cut, Leva said, could very easily feel the consequences of noncompliance.
‚ÄúIf a private religious school claims their exemption will they lose some standing in the league? Will they be forced to forfeit certain games? Will they be forced to allow visiting schools on their facilities to allow their students to use facilities of the opposite sex? None of those effects of the exemption were...
Why would the christian schools put up with this junk. Start their own league and compete against public schools outside the Minnesota schools such as Iowa, wisconsin, the Dakotas . Sports teams travel. Make the league a non factor or stay home and boo hoo.