Christian School Expels Girl Over Sexuality

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 15-year-old girl says she was expelled from an evangelical Christian high school after telling friends on her Facebook page she was bisexual.

Alexandria Kraft said she was surprised when a teacher at Calvary Christian School in Sacramento confronted her after reading about her intimate relationship with another girl on her online profile.

“I’ve always been curious about it but I never really had a girlfriend,” Alexandria said.

The teacher told the student “that’s not accepted here” and ordered her to go home, Alexandria said.

“The teacher said, ‘Take your books and leave. You’re kicked out,’” she said.

Alexandria’s mother, Catina Ayala, said she was baffled by the school administration’s response to the revelation and their subsequent phone call to her, “asking me if I knew my daughter was gay.”

“For them to act the way they did is totally discrimination,” Catina said.

Calvary Christian School is part of the Calvary Evangelical Center, a conservative Christian church. School and church officials didn’t comment on the situation despite repeated requests from CBS13.

Administrators didn’t say school policy prohibited homosexual students, but instead relied on the Bible as their final authority, Catina said.

School officials also asked if Catina knew of any other kids at the school that are bisexual.

“Well, let me tell you there is. I know that for a fact,” she said.

The California Supreme Court has ruled in 2009 that private schools are not obligated to follow California’s civil rights laws.

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  1. Way2Kewl says:

    I’m not in California, I’m in a remote SW mountain town, utterly dead and boring and I monitor the Modesto Bee and Sac channel 13 for the shear entertainment value. You people there in Sacramento display such awesome extremes to civilized behavior that I just have to wonder if its the water or the drugs that your doing. On one had you got some weirdo raping a woman in a wheelchair and the other, some fanatical religious cult school kicking kids out of school for being Bi. Do you people out there in California have any idea how repulsive and shocking the rest of the world see’s you people? Just reading the comments posted on this site, you have to come to the conclusion that you are the weirdest damn bunch of people anywhere on the planet. Thanks for the cheap thrills

    1. Hereticmonk says:

      Could be worse. We could be Texans.

      1. Joule says:

        We should be so lucky as to be Texans. Their state is in great financial shape and they have jobs.

    2. SomeoneWhoIsntMe says:

      What a terrible overgeneralization. Yes, we have a lot of weird and terrible things happen here, and there are plenty of stupid criminals to entertain you with. No, everyone in the city and surrounding area are not “repulsive and shocking” as you so say. We normal citizens feel the way you do about our criminals and I’m offended that you would just lump the entire city together. It’s not like California is the only state to have weird and terrible crimes. Try to read news papers from NY, or the midwest. You’ll read all the same stories just in different places. Just because you come from a small town doesn’t grant you the right to judge others who don’t.

      Keep in mind I’m not defending our criminals (I mean, did you read about the chick who robbed the hardware store and then left all her personal information on a raffle drawing before leaving!?) because obviously they don’t deserve it. I am, however, defending all the law abiding citizens who contribute to society that you just lumped together with aforementioned criminals. Please, keep your judgements aimed at the deserved and respect our nice citizens a little more.

      1. Steviebeef says:

        Ahh… California, land of fruits and nuts. Soon to stop blocking my Nevada beachfront property. Get on with it will ya??!!, What a waste of space.

    3. jos says:

      The whole planet is weird..even u in that little South western town..
      So who are u to say what is normal or not normal behavior…It is a Christian School and a conservative one at that and u are shocked..Really? You are amazingly foolish to think that this would not happen or u are just naive. Do u read? Did u go to school? U cannot be that deft in understanding.

    4. Charles Donaldson says:

      There are more good people than bad. However if one lives in the mountains, there are fewer people hence fewer opportunities. Also, if one is weird, one cannot hide very easily among fewer people. Everyone knows including who you are and where you live.

      In my experience the remote areas of the mountains and desert attract some pretty strange people. They are there because there is no one to bother them.

      Still people watching can be fun.

    5. W. Lucas says:

      what a small minded way of thinking? was this before or after you married your cousin?

  2. Seorsa says:

    This is why we have to push the founding father’s vision of a wall of separation between church and state. If these evil people get any more control of government we face an even more rapid erosion of our deteriorating civil rights. Rick Perry is sponsored by a group that believe ONLY Christian’s have first amendment rights. Truly evil

    1. Feste Ainoriba says:

      The Founding Fathers’ vision was to keep the government from interfering with the free exercise of conscience by individuals. The first amendment proscribes the government from ever imposing, by force of law, any moral framework or philosophy upon the souls of men. Yet, here we are, 235 years later, and the State has adopted egalitarianism as the state religion and is using the instruments of state to enforce its moral tenets.

      You, Seorsa, are conveniently blind to the reality that the government long ago breached the intended limits of the first amendment and adopted secular humanism and its twin, egalitarianism, as the state religion.

      Government has no legitimate authority for taking property from one man, against his will, to give it to another who hasn’t earned it on his own merits. Government has no legitimate authority to force one man to associate with another. In fact, the only legitimate purpose of government is to protect us against such encroachments against our individual liberties.

      When it comes to the 1st amendment, we are from the founders’ intent: the government should never impose ANY moral framework or system of thought using public funds. You hypocritically give lip service to the 1st amendment, while unwittingly supporting instantiation of egalitarianism and secular humanism as the state religion. Then, you dishonestly cite the 1st amendment to suggest the state should interfere with the free exercise of religion.

      You are either a useful idiot to the forces that seek to overthrow our Constitutional liberties, or you are a malicious devil who knowingly propagates lies.

      1. conclusions says:

        well said. love your post

      2. ryan says:

        Great response Feste Ainoriba

      3. Captain Obvious says:

        Bingo! The First Amendment cuts both ways.

      4. feste analrexia says:

        Ummm, mr. infeste, you are a right wing cesspool dweller who votes republiclown because you think you are the only people who have rights. Talk about devils, you white devils have been murdering, raping, and stealing for centuries, denying indigenous peoples their rights. You did it it in the name of Christianity after you stole Jesus from the Jews, you stinky white republidevil

      5. Sheila Volek says:

        I second that…well said Feste

    2. Bryan Fitzgerald says:

      The founding Father’s never recognized the statement of “A Separation of Church and State” that is taken from a letter between Thomas Jefferson and the First Baptist Church of Danbury CT. The Founding Father’s instead gave us: Amendment I (1791)
      Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
      Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

      Seorsa, you are indeed entitled to your own opinion but you must make do with the same facts the rest of us have.

    3. jos says:

      What a rewrite of history u just came up with…The only thing it says is that there will not be a establishment of a church sponsored by the state …this separation of church and state is a crock …
      And there is no erosion of rights here…this is a private school not a public school…maybe u should educate yourself a little better about civil rights…this school is within its rights to take this girl out when she does not comply with their church. Try ur outrage on someone else who is uneducated as yourself..

  3. kelly says:

    If you dont have Christians beliefs get out of Christian school!!! There are non-denominational private schools.

    And Stay up in the mountains lady cause people flock to CA every year to live so you are in the minority!!

  4. saki says:

    Homosexuality…an “Abomination”… you have to be kidding me.

    Homosexuality is not just some “choice” or “tier” that you fall into after the sum of all your life’s actions. My cousin is homosexual, and he was raised with the same values, lifestyle, friends and family as any other “average” American kid. Since he was VERY young, he had always been more comfortable and at home amongst other boys/men. To call homosexuality an abomination would have forced him to hide his true self in a closet. Its because of people (especially so-called “Christians” who are supposed to love and respect ALL people) who make the homosexual community so angry and depressed. Leave these people alone, and let them live their own lives. I’m willing to bet a homosexual did not ONCE come into a public arena and openly blast you personally, your core values, or who you are as a person. Be a “true” Christian, and spread love, not that devil talk that you mask as true Christianity.

    1. speakitup says:

      That’s just the point. This is NOT a public arena. This is a private Christian school. A private school has the right to set it’s own standards. There are public schools that this young lady would be more than welcome in. This student and her parents chose to send her to a Christian school. They should not be surprised that that this Christian school has Christian values.

    2. jos says:

      Its a nice testimony about the fractured world we live in…but u are not a Christian and we do not live according to the worlds lies. Homosexuality has been a sin from the beginning. You do not accept the word of God. If anything the world wants to discredit christianity everyday. Christianity is not just about love. Its about the relationship you have with Jesus. Do u know who Jesus is? Do u love Jesus? I would venture to say u know nothing about his word.
      U are just one more who spouts out about something they know very little about. Why don’t u search what God says about homosexuality. I know u have not.. U just parrot what someone else says. Just another political correct statement with no substance or no thought of what they are talking about. Learn about Jesus and know who He really is!!!

  5. Jeff says:

    Your one and only job as a christian is to love your fellow human being, not judge them.

    1. Jos says:

      No ..u are wrong…our real goal is to worship God and out of that love we love others. Love comes from God not from us. U need to know what that means and by your statement u do not. Please, u guys sitting behind your computer sit in judgment of Christians where God is the perfect judge and he knows all of our hearts. U cannot pretend to know what a christian feels about God if you are not a part of the kingdom. You definately are not part of the Kingdom. You could be if you only listened to His voice in your life but u do not. U would rather go your own way. Jesus says He will come for His own not those who have heard him but do not respond. You have not responded. Seek the Lord!!!

      1. lu says:

        hey bible thumper have you ever spoken to God did he tell you that he hates people who you don’t like. I highly doubt it, bibles were written by other idiots like you. People who think they can speak for God. I believe in him and i’m not going around telling people to burn in hell for not “going” his way. Until you actually talk to God you can’t say what he considers right or wrong.

    2. SaulGoode says:

      Is that your judgement, that we shouldn’t judge?

  6. cdboos says:

    California sucks. Wish they would fall off the edge and disappear. Sean Penn and Barbara Striesand, two of a crazy fricking kind.

    1. cdboos is justin bieber's life partner says:

      And so do you. I wish you would take a bath and brush your tooth. No wonder your family sold you to some Mormon gypsies. You stink.

  7. cdboos says:

    15 years old is old enough

  8. jody hampton says:

    I checked the word of God, written in God’s own hand. AKA the ten commandments. Couldn’t find anything about the gay thingy.
    The Bible? Why isn’t that the word of men who claim to speak for God?
    I’ll take my chances with the original.

    1. SaulGoode says:

      1 Timothy 1:9-11
      9 We also know that the law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, 10 for the sexually immoral, for those practicing homosexuality, for slave traders and liars and perjurers—and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine 11 that conforms to the gospel concerning the glory of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.

      1 Corinthians 6:9–10
      9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

      Leviticus 18:22
      22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

  9. Anthony Guzzi says:

    Last time I checked, private schools could discriminate and be bigoted all they want. The California State Supreme Court would agree with that. It even says so in the last sentence in the article.

  10. J says:

    The bible is the weirdest book on the face of this planet. I’ve never read a book in my life (except the bible) that is so contradictory in its teachings and so narrow minded at that. That young girl is better off not attending that school and their narrow minded unrealistic outlook on life. All you bible thumpers need to get a friggin reality check and stop living your whole life based on a stupid book that is nothing more than fantasy and fiction.

  11. MICHAEL says:

    If there were true seperation of church and state, this would not have happened, because there would be no religion connected secular schools. As for trying to clain that they are private schools: don’t. Private schools do not get State and/or Federal funds. This PUBLIC school had no right to kick this girl out of school, no matter how much they disliked any of her preferences.

  12. Matthew says:

    Question?

    Is Christian Marketing a Sin?

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