Christian Ex-Teacher Sues California District
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- A Christian former teacher in California filed a new federal lawsuit against a public school district Wednesday, claiming she was wrongfully fired after refusing to lie to parents about their children’s gender identities.
- Jessica Tapia, a former high school phys ed teacher in Riverside, California, is suing Jurupa Unified School District superintendent Trenton Hansen and Assistant Superintendent Daniel Brooks, alleging she was deprived of her free exercise of religion and freedom of speech.
- The lawsuit, filed on Tapia’s behalf by Advocates for Faith & Freedom in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California also alleges a violation of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, a violation of Title VIII and retaliation in violation of the First Amendment.
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