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Indiana students sue over gay-straight club's alleged treatment
2021-09-24

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In Pendleton, Indiana, a group of Pendleton Heights High School students has filed a lawsuit against the school and South Madison Community School Corporation over allegations that the school has been treating its Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club unfairly, The Indianapolis Star reported.

The students have claimed that the school has not allowed it to advertise for members or raise funds on campus the same way other groups can.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed the lawsuit in federal court on behalf of the GSA members, claiming that the school has imposed undue, unequal burdens on the student group. In doing so, the suit alleges, the school is violating the students' First Amendment right.

South Madison Community Schools Superintendent Mark Hall said he hadn't yet received the complaint and did not have a comment.

The full article is at www.indystar.com/story/news/education/2021/09/22/pendleton-heights-high-school-students-gay-straight-alliance-lgbtq-aclu/5817007001/.


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