We live at a time when the power of words is growing exponentially. The unbounded growth of Social Media and the worldwide platform of the World Wide Web know few limits. Huge soap boxes and masses of irrational people are a volatile combination.
When used by a public school, programs that block all LGBT content violate First Amendment rights to free speech as well as the Equal Access Act, which requires equal access to school resources for all extracurricular clubs.
by Robert Steinback – Hatewatch blog at Southern Poverty Law Center
Shirvell is stretching the credulity of jurisprudence by claiming in a May 6 court filing that he actually is the victim in the fight he provoked – targeted by a reputed “homosexual agenda” often cited by right-wing extremists as seeking to thwart Christianity, destroy the institution of marriage and expand the number of LGBT people through “recruitment.”