In October of 2011 Jenye Knox, a teacher in Union Township, NJ thought that it was a good idea to post the following to her Facebook page:
Why parade your unnatural immoral behaviors before the rest of us?” I do not have to tolerate anything others wish to do. I do have
to love and speak and do what’s right!
She also wrote, among many other things,
In September, 2013 Knox did things the American way — she sued the school board. Among other thing, Knox claimed that she was actually fired and that she was discriminated against for both her race and religion.
According to court filings that I retrieved last night, attorneys for the school board filed a motion to dismiss some of the charges. On February 23, 2015 the judge ruled that some of the charges were dismissed while others were maintained. I highlight the date because Ms. Knox and her persecution at the hands of The Homosexual Agenda™ are ripening. This case will be going to trial soon.
It is worth noting that the judge dismissed the primary count. Knox’s attorneys tried to claim that she was constructively discharged when, in fact, she resigned in a settlement. The judge also dismissed the claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress. What’s left are constitutional claims including freedom of speech and free exercise of religion. Seems to me that she’s free to say what she wants and her employer is free to can her ass for saying it.
Last night Tony Perkins incorrectly wrote (link added):
Angry over the way she’d been treated, Knox sued the district for
violating her religious and free speech rights. Now, after a two-year
legal battle against the school, Knox is finally getting a chance at
vindication. U.S. District Court Judge Kevin McNulty ruled that Knox
deserves a federal jury trial, where she can fight for the
reinstatement, back pay, and monetary compensation she’s seeking.
Given that Knox resigned her position the reinstatement and back pay went out the window. The important thing here is that we will be hearing more about Knox as we get closer to trial.