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Description:Court halts Loudoun County Public Schools’ retaliation against teacher ADF President and CEO Michael Farris: “Nobody should be punished for expressing concern about a proposed government policy, especially when the government invites comment on that policy. For that reason, we are pleased at the court’s decision to halt Loudoun County Public Schools’ retaliation against Tanner Cross while his lawsuit continues. Educators are just like everybody else—they have ideas and opinions that they should be free to express. Advocating for solutions they believe in should not cost them their jobs. School officials singled out his speech, offered in his private capacity at a public meeting, as ‘disruptive’ and then suspended him for speaking his mind. That’s neither legal nor constitutional....” Readmore>> Rally on Friday for VA teacher suspended simply for speaking at public meeting LEESBURG, Va. – Leesburg Elementary School teacher Tanner Cross, suspended by Loudoun County Public Schools for voicing his objections to two proposed policies during the public comment period of a school board meeting, will speak Friday at a rally organized to support him and his recently filed lawsuit against the school district. Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Tyson Langhofer, who represents Cross in the suit, will also speak and be available for media interviews. Community members who support Cross will give remarks as well. Readmore>> 2nd Circuit: VT can’t exclude students at religious high schools from tuition program BURLINGTON, VT – In a ruling Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit struck down a state prohibition on tuition funding for religious students and religious schools who brought a lawsuit against state officials. The court’s opinion comes after it previously issued a mandate that stopped local school districts from excluding the students, who attend religious schools, from the state program. Readmore>> Tanner Cross: I was suspended from my teaching job for voicing concern for my students (Washington Post, 2021-06-10)Michael Farris: The coming backlash against woke public schools (National Review, 2021-06-09)Kelvin Cochran: ‘Fairness for All’ is a bad bargain (Christian Post, 2021-06-09) Faith Justice Magazine: Offered four times a year, Faith Justice tells uplifting stories of victory and changed lives in which Alliance Defending Freedom and its allies have been privileged to take part. Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, parental rights, and the sanctity of life.
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