A Christian student who sued his college for trying to commit him to a mental hospital over his objections to a play depicting Jesus Christ as a homosexual has lost his battle in a Philadelphia courtroom.
A jury ruled yesterday in favor of Temple University in connection with the complaint filed by Michael Marcavage, who now heads Repent America and who recently made headlines after being arrested and later cleared for preaching against homosexuality at a public event.
The finding is being blasted by the American Family Association Center for Law & Policy, which handled the case.
"The judge incorrectly instructed the jury on Pennsylvania law and left the jury with little choice but to find as it did for Temple University and its officials, and we were prohibited from introducing our most compelling evidence," said the group's chief counsel, Stephen Crampton. "The judge seemed to exclude ...