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02/11/2009

Gay-Straight Defiance: FL school forces lawyers to waste time

by Jeremy Hooper

200902111023Eventually we will reach a day when public schools (especially Southern ones) will realize that they can't legally stand in the way of Gay-Straight Alliances. Unfortunately, today is not that day.

This from the AP:

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida high school students on Tuesday sued their school board because they were not allowed to form a club that promotes the tolerance of gays.
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The lawsuit claims violations of the First Amendment and the Federal Equal Access Act. The act requires schools to grant access and recognition to a Gay-Straight Alliance and other groups if the school allows any extracurricular group to meet on campus, said ACLU attorney Robert F. Rosenwald.

Fla. school sued over refusing gay-straight club [AP via Google]

Ugh, it's all so boring. But if schools want to keep dragging their feet, our side will keep going through the motions.

We'll update you once we win this one.

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Your thoughts

How many does this make?

Posted by: RainbowPhoenix | Feb 11, 2009 2:28:43 PM

How about we bus those kids from the Kansas City School that stood up for their GSA by the hundreds when WBC was there! Loved that article!

Posted by: LOrion | Feb 11, 2009 4:03:26 PM

Found it again..think it was on here but JH didn't link.

kansas.com/news/breaking/story/689635.html
Posted on Fri, Feb. 06, 2009
Hundreds counter Phelps' anti-gay picketers at suburban KC high school

GO SEE PICTURES, they will make your day, surely did mine when I saw them.

Posted by: LOrion | Feb 11, 2009 8:39:26 PM

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