GRANTS PASS, Ore, – There was a hearing on Wednesday for the “I Resolve” lawsuit.
Attorneys for the Grants Pass School District asked the judge for a summary judgment, or to make a ruling on the case.
In July of 2021, the founders of the movement, assistant principal Rachel Damiano and 7th-grade science teacher Katie Medart, were fired for using district equipment for a personal project.
The educators were sharing their personal beliefs on proposed LGBTQ+ legislation on the internet.
They filed a federal lawsuit against the district, saying their first amendment rights were violated.
The Grants Pass School Board originally voted 4-3 in support of their termination.
A few months later, the board reversed the decision.
Even though they were reinstated, the lawsuit continues.
The district says… It does not comment on pending litigation.
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