Iowa State to remove bibles from union hotel rooms
DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO-TV) - Iowa state University’s Memorial Union Hotel plans on removing bibles from its 52 guestrooms.
This all came about when a guest complained to the non-profit Freedom from Religion Foundation about 'unwanted religious propaganda in the bedside table.' FFRF wrote a letter in January to the director of the union requesting they remove the bibles.
The organization’s lawyer argued that because it is a state-run facility it cannot endorse any religious text.
The hotel plans on removing the bibles on March first.
They will move bibles into the union`s downstairs browsing library, where guests can borrow the book.
The director of the union, Richard Reynolds was not available for comment.
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