When master’s counseling program student Julea Ward, citing her Christian beliefs, refused to accept a client whose issue concerned a lesbian relationship, Ward referred the woman to another counselor.  Her supervisor at Eastern Michigan University permitted the referral, but Ward was expelled from the program after she declined to go through “remediation.” Forcing counselors to choose between their faith and a degree or their vocation is the kind of decision Liberty Counsel and the American Association of Christian Counselors hope to eliminate in a new proposal they want lawmakers to adopt. More