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Saxe v. State College Area School District.

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Country: United States of America
State: Nevada

I recently moved to nev.from abut have been going back to ca. every 2 to 3 weeks for med.
 prevention policy is overbroad and violates First Amendment rights to free speech. The policy defined harassment as "any verbal or physical conduct based on a person's actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation sexual orientation
The direction of one's sexual interest toward members of the same, opposite, or both sexes, especially a direction seen to be dictated by physiologic rather than sociologic forces.
, disability, or other personal characteristics." The lawsuit was filed by a Christian parent whose children were prohibited pro·hib·it  
tr.v. pro·hib·it·ed, pro·hib·it·ing, pro·hib·its
1. To forbid by authority: Smoking is prohibited in most theaters. See Synonyms at forbid.

 from speaking out against homosexuality because of the school policy. (Saxe v. State College Area School District Saxe v. State College Area School District, 240 F.3d 200 (3d Cir. 2001), was a case decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that ruled that a Pennsylvania school district's policy restricting "unwelcome" and "offensive" speech on public school grounds , U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, No. 99-4081, 2001)
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Date:May 1, 2001
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