Christian Student Responds After Being Viciously Attacked for Promoting Traditional Marriage – CARLY HOILMAN/FAITHWIRE

Providence College student and resident assistant Michael Smalanskas became the subject of vicious criticism and harassment after he adorned a bulletin board in his dorm hall with messages and photos promoting the biblical definition of marriage.
Providence College student and resident assistant Michael Smalanskas became the subject of vicious criticism and harassment after he adorned a bulletin board in his dorm hall with messages and photos promoting the biblical definition of marriage. (Michael Smalanskas)

Christian Student Responds After Being Viciously Attacked for Promoting Traditional Marriage

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Providence College student and resident assistant Michael Smalanskas became the subject of vicious criticism and harassment after he adorned a bulletin board in his dorm hall with messages and photos promoting the biblical definition of marriage. His story gained national attention after students at the historically Catholic college vandalized the board, staged a protest and posted a grotesque drawing in a school restroom of Smalanskas being raped.
In an interview with Faithwire, Smalanskas discussed the controversy and what he believes it means for Providence College and schools like it.
Smalanskas told Faithwire that when he set up the bulletin board display on March 1, he expected some negative reactions. Though Providence is a Catholic college that encourages diversity and inclusivity, conservative students who defend church teaching on social issues like marriage are an increasingly persecuted minority, he explained. 

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