Missouri State University (MSU) is being sued for dismissing a student from its graduate degree program because he expressed reservations about counseling same-sex couples and therefore compromising his religious convictions.

Andrew Cash, who was pursuing a Masters of Science degree in Counseling, is being represented in his complaint against the Governors of MSU by the Thomas More Society. The legal group filed a civil rights claim with the Western District of Missouri Court this week over the university allegedly cutting off the student’s ability to complete the program and become a counselor. FULL REPORT