– Yes. The ban violated the religious group’s First Am. right
of free speech and association. The university is a public forum.
Because the denial of the facilities was content-based, it could be
upheld only if shown to pass strict scrutiny (have a “compelling
interest” and be narrowly drawn to achieve that interest). Here, the
university, with its argument that it was upholding the separation of
church and state, could not make this showing.
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