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Letter: Catholic organization's meddling in UND affairs is a violation of the First Amendment

Sinner writes that the North Dakota Catholic Conference has no place interfering in UND's proposed gender policy.

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A message to the bishops of the Fargo and Bismarck dioceses: Your troublesome involvement in the decisions of our public institutions is a violation of the First Amendment, the separation of church and state. Be aware that there is no obligation to recognize your concerns.

E. Jane Sinner lives in Fargo.

This letter does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Forum's editorial board nor Forum ownership.

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