If you believe gender is determined by biological sex, consider yourself warned: You are not welcome at West Point High School in West Point, Va.
Or at least, if you do believe as much, keep your mouth shut about it.
On Dec. 6, the school board overseeing West Point High School voted unanimously to terminate the employment of French teacher Peter Vlaming. The reason? Vlaming refused to use a transgender student’s preferred pronoun, citing religious reasons.
The school’s decision posed a foreboding and dark augury for the First Amendment. Fortunately, more than a year after his firing, Vlaming is fighting back.
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