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Judgment day has arrived for the members of the Loudoun County Public Schools Board in Virginia who’ve sought to persecute and silence dissenting parents, and to cover up the sexual assault of a high school girl by a boy who’d entered the girl’s restroom.
Fight for Schools, a local parents group dedicated to fighting off the “wokification” of public schools, filed a legally valid petition with the Loudoun County Circuit Court on Tuesday calling for the ouster of board chair Brenda Sheridan.
“The filing alleges that Sheridan violated state open meetings laws by joining two closed Facebook groups, along with other school board members, in which participants at times discussed issues including school closures and reopenings,” according to The Washington Post.
And in which participants also reportedly doxxed dissenting parents.
“The filing also accuses Sheridan of violating the First Amendment rights of Loudoun residents and parents by shutting down public comment sessions and placing limits on who can speak at board meetings,” the Post added.
Additionally, the filing reportedly referenced the school board’s attempt to cover up the alleged restroom sexual assault and rape of local parent Scott Smith’s daughter by a “gender fluid” boy.
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) October 12, 2021
According to the Post, the petition contains 1,200+ signatures, meaning it meets “the percentage threshold required under Virginia law” for it to be a legitimate document.
After filing the petition, members of Fight for Schools showed up at a board hearing to let Sheridan and her colleagues know that judgment day was upon them.
“By the way, Denise, Brenda, Ian, Atoosa, we are well over 100 percent of required signatures for the petitions. So I’m not going to encourage any of you to resign because when you are recalled and removed from office, it will be much more satisfying. See you in court,” one parent, Megan Jenkins, said to the board, according to Fox News.
In addition to naming Sheridan, the parent also named board vice-chair Atoosa Reaser, Ian Serotkin, and Denise Corbo.
Fight for Schools director Ian Serotkin previously told Fox News that the group is working to file petitions for the recall of all four board members, not just Sheridan.
“I have the privilege of telling you that we are finished collecting signatures for your removal,” another parent, Jessica Mendez, proudly announced to the board.
“I used to think that there was no point in speaking at these meetings. There was no point in trying to have a voice because you never seem to listen, anyway. But I had it all wrong. It wasn’t you who needed to hear our voices. It was all those parents, grandparents, and neighbors listening at home, horrified at your actions or inactions. They were the ones who needed to hear us, and they were the ones who sign petitions. See you in court!” she added.
“You have activist teachers using to indoctrinate their kids who are at the mercy of their authority. That is child abuse. And you have no right to brainwash children into believing that their skin color determines their purpose,” a third parent, Erin Dunbar, added.
The board has faced mounting criticism not only for its attacks on parents but also its promotion of radical ideologies, including critical race theory (i.e., racial essentialism) and transgenderism.
In fact, it’s believed the cover-up mentioned earlier was made specifically to protect a proposed transgender policy (that the committee has since passed) to allow students to essentially use whichever restroom they prefer as per their so-called “gender identity.”
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) August 12, 2021
Sheridan has, for her part, acted as if she’s done nothing wrong.
“My election was a mandate from those who came to the polls — three times — to choose me as their representative. Tuesday’s filing is the result of a fraction of those citizens signing a petition, whether they voted or not,” she reportedly said in a statement following the filing of the petition.
“Being a School Board Member is public service. It is not always easy or popular. The last 18 months have been particularly difficult for everyone — especially our students, families and staff. My decisions for the last ten-and-a-half years have been based on one guiding principle: doing the best I can for the students and staff of Loudoun County Public Schools,” she added.
But thanks to Fight For Schools, her words to the public now mean nothing, and she’ll soon have to prove her case in a court of law …
— Fight For Schools (@fightforschools) November 10, 2021
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