House Committee passed the Equal Rights Amendment

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May 29, 2015

School allows GSA but decides pro-life club too controversial

Schools in North Dakota and Iowa rejected the clubs initially but changed their minds after intervention by the Thomas More Society. Now Angeleque Clark, a sophomore at West Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada, requested permission to establish the pro-life club at her school. Her request was rejected.

Attorney Jocelyn Floyd of the Thomas More Society is representing Clark in a her claim of discrimination by school administrators.

“She was rejected by the school [on the grounds that] the club is too controversial, it's not inclusive enough, there are far more people who know more about abortion than a sophomore in high school, and the public schools are different when it comes to First Amendment law,” Floyd explains.

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