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Ex-Counselor Fired Over Gender Support Plan Sues High School Alleging Violation of Free Speech, Religious Freedoms

A former Pendleton Heights High School counselor is suing the school district just months after she was let go.

Attorneys for Kathy McCord filed a civil lawsuit Thursday. In the more than 100 pages of documents, McCord’s attorneys allege her religious freedoms and freedom of speech were violated by the South Madison Community School District by requiring her to participate in the school’s gender support plan for students.

They’re asking for a jury to give McCord her job back and pay her for the damages they’ve caused in emotional distress and humiliation this situation has caused.

Read the source article at wthr.com

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