Liberty Counsel Sues Virginia School Board Over Trans-Inclusive Language In Anti-Discrimination Policy

The Liberty Counsel is suing a Virginian school board for adding transgender students as a protected class to its anti-discrimination policy. 

From Joe My God:

Today Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit against the School Board of Fairfax County, Virginia, for illegally changing its nondiscrimination policy so that it conflicts with the state’s policy. Virginia law explicitly prohibits local governing bodies from adding to, or removing protected classes from, the state’s nondiscrimination policy. In direct defiance, Fairfax has added new groups to its policy twice now. The board added “sexual orientation” on November 6, 2014, and again added “gender identity” on May 7, 2015, of which the school failed to even define its intended meaning.

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