Ed Team

The ACLU steps in

Filed By Ed Team | February 11, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: ACLU, ACLU Florida, Gay-Straight Alliance, GSA, Nassau County, Robert Rosenwald, SBNC

"We are taking a stand today because gay students are entitled to a safe and secure education. Gay and lesbian students deserve schools that heed the rule of law. These students are trying to bring a message of equality and openness, and the lesson they are being taught is that Yulee High School administrators believe discrimination against LGBT students is an acceptable policy."

-- Robert Rosenwald, Director of the ACLU of Florida's LGBT Advocacy Project, on why the ACLU is suing the School Board of Nassau County, Florida for refusing to allow a GSA on campus.

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