Posts Tagged ‘Equal Access Act’

Gay-straight club can meet at Fla. high school

MIAMI — A school district in rural Florida must allow a Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on campus and must provide for the well-being of gay and straight students, a federal judge has ruled.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a First Amendment lawsuit on behalf of Okeechobee High School senior Yasmin Gonzalez in 2006 after the [...]

Students trying to form clubs have free speech, law on their side

Free speech for me — but not for thee.
That’s the message we’re hearing from a growing number of school districts around the country where administrators appear to be working overtime to ban student groups they don’t like — or fear might spark controversy in the community.
Banning unpopular speech isn’t a “left vs. right” issue. Opposition [...]