BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)-The Second Amendment Foundation announced today that it is supporting and funding an Illinois High School student’s civil rights lawsuit against her local school district and three school officials for discrimination under color of law.
Madison Oster, 16, and her father, Jeremy, are plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the Hononegah Community High School District 207, Supt. Michael J. Dugan, Executive Associate Principal Chad Dougherty and Principal Eric Flohr. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division. Plaintiffs are represented by Glen Ellyn attorney David Sigale.
The lawsuit alleges that on March 14, 2018, Madison and a few other students wanted to express pro-Second Amendment school safety messages during a planned “walkout” by other students calling for gun control measures in response to the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Madison’s small group was separated from the walkout, which was held on the football field, “out of everyone else’s sight or hearing.”
The complaint says Dougherty would not allow the pro-gun rights students onto the football field, requiring them instead to stand with their signs on a sidewalk, outside the football …Read the Rest