Because freedom can't protect itself.
Bayli Silberstein, an 8th grade student in Florida, has been trying for a year to create a Gay-Straight Alliance, a student-led club to combat the name-calling and bullying she and her friends face at school. But in an underhanded attempt to stop Bayli from forming the Gay-Straight Alliance, the school board is considering banning ALL extracurricular clubs. This is a drastic move to squash any conversation about the discrimination happening at Carver Middle School.
Join us in calling on the Lake County School Board to stop the assault on students' freedom of expression - sign the petition here.
Bayli is trying to stop anti-gay bullying at her school. But the school board is taking the low road. Watch Bayli's message.
I dare you to watch this 60 seconds without welling up. A courageous 14 yr old takes a stand. via @ACLU_Action http://bit.ly/WHL
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