Here we are minding our own business on this nice Sunday afternoon, and this pops into our Facebook feed:
Click here to read the whole story, but here’s the gist of it:
The lawsuit argues that the policy violates the girl’s fundamental right to bodily privacy, and her mother’s fundamental parental rights regarding the care and upbringing of her child.”
The “mother” is not named, but we can pretty much guess who it is. Especially since “she” said she would do this very thing if the BOE passed this policy. Let’s see if we are all on the same page:
These types of suits have not been successful because the burden is on the plaintiff to prove they are being harmed. Too bad our school system has to not only be burdened with someone who assaults them with numerous PIA requests, but also has to waste money and resources to defend these types of lawsuits.
UPDATE: Here’s the Federal Court link: https://dockets.justia.com/docket/maryland/mddce/1:2017cv02302/397187
Plaintiff’s names are “Mary Smith” and “Jane Doe”.
There is so much to point out to you today. It seems the lazy days of summer don’t apply in these here parts.
First let’s give kudos to the Frederick County Board of Education for passing policy 443 last night! It is so wonderful that our little yokels are in a school system that values each child. Which is more than we can say for some members of our community:
And we don’t know whether to laugh or cry at her other post regarding this issue:
On the other side of town from the BOE meeting, Sheriff Jenkins was holding court at Winchester Hall. He was having himself a little shindig about 287 (g). Kirby was a little confused as to what side he was supposed to be on:
And speaking of public commenters, our new fave, Matt Seubert, wrote a very informative piece about the Monocacy River Board in today’s edition of The Frederick Extra. If you missed our piece, that goes along nicely with what he had to say, on what is going on in Carroll County click on over.