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Senator Hawley Delivers Floor Speech on Yale Law School Targeting Religious Students

Today Senator Josh Hawley delivered a floor speech on Yale Law School’s policy of discriminating against students of faith. The speech comes after Hawley sent letters to Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos this morning asking them to ensure that Yale Law School reverses its misguided policy or strip their federal funding.

Senator Hawley Comments on Yale’s Discrimination against Religious Students

“Yale’s new policy, as first announced, targets religious students for special disfavor. Under this policy, a student saddled with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt can’t access Yale’s loan repayment program if they choose to work for certain faith-based organizations. Depriving a student of resources available to everybody else because of her religion isn’t just wrong. For schools receiving federal funds, it’s illegal. Now Yale has suggested it may abandon or alter this discriminatory...