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Ex-Gay Group Wins School Suit

Another constitutional victory for some ex-gay lovers. Arlington, Virginia’s public school board will allow Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays, preciously abbreviated as PFOX, to distribute their pro conversion pamplets on school ground.

The board originally refused PFOX’s request, but buckled when the non-profit threatened legal action. Now educators must allow PFOX to join more socially responsible groups in passing out literature.

PFOX won a similar case last year against Maryland’s Montgomery County Schools, which attempted to ban the “outreach” program. Unfortunately, that pesky constitution got in the way – schools must allow various viewpoints to spread their word. Montgomery officials could have banned PFOX, but would have also had to abandon other nonprofits.

PFOX looks forward to the new school year and even more anti-gay crusades, but promises not to target younger students. Thank the proverbial God for small favors.

On:           Aug 7, 2007
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    • WWH

      Good. Now we can have our minions spread “the Homosexual Agenda” and “recruit” impressionable children with recless abandon. Better yet, let’s send in NABMLA.

      Aug 7, 2007 at 10:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Timothy

      Sorry, guys, you got this story wrong. PFOX sued to get access to high schools. The school board said “we don’t allow any distributions at high schools”. PFOX “settled” for… exactly what they had going in: no access to high schools and equal access to grammar and middle schools. Not exactly a victory for them, more of a waste of time. But that doesn’t stop the good godly truthful folks at PFOX (hi, Regina) from spinning this into something it isn’t (honesty isn’t their strong suit).

      Aug 7, 2007 at 4:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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