A former University of Oklahoma volleyball player is suing the school, claiming that she was “frozen out” from the team due to her political beliefs.
Kylee McLaughlin is suing the university and her former head coach Lindsey Gray-Walton and former assistant coach Kyle Walton. One of the complaints accuses the coaches of violating McLaughlin’s First Amendment rights, the Oklahoman reports.
In the federal lawsuit, McLaughlin claims that last summer, the volleyball team watched a documentary called 13th, a show that deals with the issue of mass incarceration of blacks. After the viewing, according to the suit, the team held a group discussion. McLaughlin stressed that she felt “one hundred percent that slavery was wrong” but also felt that the doc was “slanted left” and “took some shots” at former President Donald Trump.
The next day, McLaughlin responded on social media to reports that students at the University of Texas wanted