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VA Supreme Court Denies School System's Request to Fire Teacher Who Opposes Transgender Pronouns

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The Virginia Supreme Court has denied a request by the Loudoun County School Board to fire a teacher who publicly opposed the boards efforts to force teachers to use woke “pronouns” for transgender students.

This is the second Virginia court that has denied the school board’s demands to fire the teacher.

Virginia’s highest court ruled Monday that the school could not fire the teacher while the school continues to pursue a court case to finally fire the teacher for refusing to obey the board’s Policy 8040 that includes the transgender requirements.

After the board approved the woke rule, elementary school teacher Byron Tanner Cross spoke before a public meeting and said that he does not agree with the rule and has a religious reason to reject its rules.

“It’s not my intention to hurt anyone, but there are certain truths that we must face,” Cross told the board during the May meeting.

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“I love all of my students, but I will never lie to them regardless of the consequences. I’m a teacher but I serve God first and I will not affirm that a biological boy can be a girl and vice versa because it’s against my religion. It’s lying to a child, it’s abuse to a child, and it’s sinning against our God,” he added.

After the meeting the district immediately suspended the teacher. Cross, though, took the school to court and won. The lower court told the school board it could not punish the teacher.

Naturally, the school launched a lawsuit to try and fire the teacher officially. And now, another court has told them they can’t.

But, like good little leftists, the district doesn’t care what the law says. Their wokeness supersedes the law.

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Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target rich environment" for political news.