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Posted: Sunday, March 17, 2013 7:56 pm | Updated: 8:16 pm, Sun Mar 17, 2013.

RICHMOND -- The legislation slipped through the General Assembly without causing much of a stir, but now some student leaders are urging the governor not to sign a bill they fear gives campus organizations the right to discriminate.

"It's very vague and ambiguous and contrary to our beliefs as a university," Jeremy Thompson, president of the University of Mary Washington Student Government Association, said of the legislation he has asked Gov. Bob McDonnell to reject.

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