California Baptist University, an educational institution controlled by the California Southern Baptist Convention, takes seriously anti-discrimination provisions under the state law and is committed to providing a learning and living environment that promotes student safety, transparency, personal integrity, civility, and mutual respect. California Baptist University is exempted by the state from California Education Code 66270 to the extent the application of California Education Code 66270 is not consistent with the institution’s religious tenets. California Baptist University retains all rights afforded it under federal law and the laws of the State of California.