But the discussion was cancelled after a Christian legal advocacy group threatened the district with a federal lawsuit. The Liberty Council has been listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center for advocating “anti-LGBT discrimination under the guise of religious liberty.”
In a statement from the Mount Horeb Area School District, Director of Student Services Theresa Daane says the school is providing additional time for parents to review the material.
The Liberty Counsel tells the district that all legal options will be explored if “I Am Jazz” is read to students and the group “will be tracking in which classes this book is read, and who reads it.”
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