Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Jr. taking leave of absence after photo with pants unzipped

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2020
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RICHMOND, Va. – Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to take an indefinite leave of absence from his role as president and chancellor of Liberty University, the school announced Friday.

The private evangelical Christian university gave no reason for the departure in its one-sentence statement. But the announcement came after Falwell apologized earlier in the week for a photo he posted on social media that showed him with his pants unzipped, stomach exposed and his arm around a young woman in a similar pose. The photo drew widespread attention and criticism,...

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