Religious youth group sues school district over alleged censorship


A religious student group has filed suit in federal court against Oklahoma’s Owasso Public Schools, claiming that the district has violated the group’s First and Fourteenth Amendment rights, the Huffington Post reports. Owasso Kids for Christ, a youth bible club, meets weekly at Northeast Elementary before the school day starts. The group, with representative help from the Alliance Defense Fund, is arguing that OPS is denying them of their rights to free speech and exercise and rights to due process and equal protection by no longer permitting the students to promote their events at school through materials like flyers…

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