Officials at an Ohio university have ordered radios on campus shuttle buses be locked into one station after a student complained a driver was a playing a “far-right Christian political” channel at high volume.
The Blade newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/wD6N2J) the policy was suggested by the University of Toledo’s manager of transit services and gives drivers only an on/off option. The manager describes the selected station, 105.5 FM, as “nonoffensive, work place type music, helpful weather info.”
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The student made the complaint to university president Lloyd Jacobs on Jan. 26 and said the bus had become “a mobile proselytizing unit.” The student said those attending a state university expect to be free from forced religious and political views.
Read more at Official Wire. By Associated Press.