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Why Did the Country's Largest Christian University Block Ben Shapiro from Speaking on Campus?

Tré Goins-Phillips : Feb 5, 2019

"It is deeply disappointing that Grand Canyon University has disallowed Ben Shapiro from appearing on our camps—We cannot understand why our school would refuse to host someone who is a tireless advocate for traditional Judeo-Christian values..." -Excerpt from Young America Foundation's official statement

[] Conservative firebrand Ben Shapiro has been banned from speaking at Grand Canyon University (GCU), the college that last year unseated Liberty University as the largest Christian school in the United States. (Screengrab image: Ben Shapiro/Fox News/YouTube/via Faithwire)

Shapiro was slated to deliver a speech sometime this year at the Phoenix, Arizona, campus. But now administrators have told students associated with the Young America's Foundation (YAF), the organization that would have hosted Shapiro, they will not provide a venue for the speaker.

According to a press release from YAF spokesman Spencer Brown, GCU administrators told YAF allowing Shapiro to speak on campus "would not be good for the school long-term." They noted that the author's "approach instigates a divisive atmosphere" and competes with the school's "culture of unity, love, respect and having all student voices on campus heard"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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