Then-GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush, center, and his wife Laura join hands as they sing at Bob Jones University during a 2000 campaign stop there. Among others shown are, from left, Bob Jones III; former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley; and the Bushes. It was Bush’s visit 15 years ago that triggered a wave of political attacks against the school over its policies banning interracial dating and its branding of Catholicism as a “satanic counterfeit.”
Then-GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush, center, and his wife Laura join hands as they sing at Bob Jones University during a 2000 campaign stop there. Among others shown are, from left, Bob Jones III; former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley; and the Bushes. It was Bush’s visit 15 years ago that triggered a wave of political attacks against the school over its policies banning interracial dating and its branding of Catholicism as a “satanic counterfeit.” ERIC GAY FILE PHOTO/AP
Then-GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush, center, and his wife Laura join hands as they sing at Bob Jones University during a 2000 campaign stop there. Among others shown are, from left, Bob Jones III; former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley; and the Bushes. It was Bush’s visit 15 years ago that triggered a wave of political attacks against the school over its policies banning interracial dating and its branding of Catholicism as a “satanic counterfeit.” ERIC GAY FILE PHOTO/AP

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