The Loudoun County school board in Virginia is taking its case against a school gym teacher to the state Supreme Court after being ordered to reinstate him following a suspension over his criticism of the district’s new transgender policies.
Elementary school gym teacher Byron Cross was suspended in May after he appeared at a school board meeting and publicly criticized the district’s new policy to address trans students by their preferred pronouns.
Cross citied his Christian faith when explaining his decision not to obey the school’s announced Policy 8040 changes which contain the district’s new transgender policy.
“It’s against my religion,” Cross said during his speech at the board meeting. “It’s lying to a child. It’s abuse to a child, and it’s sinning against our God.”
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