Illinois families: Court should reject magistrate’s recommendation to ignore student privacy


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

 
The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Gary McCaleb regarding a federal magistrate judge’s recommendation to the district court judge Tuesday in Students and Parents for Privacy v. United States Department of Education that threatens the dignity and privacy rights of students at a Palatine school district by authorizing a male student to enter girls’ locker rooms:

“School policies should protect the privacy and safety of all students, no matter who they are. Young students should not be forced into an intimate setting like a locker room with someone of the opposite sex. The court should exercise its authority to stop the DOE and DOJ from redefining federal law and violating the privacy of thousands of students. We are hopeful that the federal courts will ultimately decide in favor of the privacy rights of all students.”

Attorneys with the Thomas More Society are serving as local counsel in the case on behalf of the families.

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith.
 

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