Court Rules Against School District That Allowed Students To Change Pronouns Without Parental Consent

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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The Waukesha County Circuit Court ruled Tuesday that Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD) could not “supplant” parental rights by allowing students to change their names and pronouns without their parent’s knowledge.

A group of parents filed a lawsuit with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty in November 2021, claiming that the school district had begun “socially transitioning” a 12-year-old against the wishes of her parents. Instead, KMSD continued to refer to the child by a different name and pronouns, which the court determined to...

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