Mothers win right to participate in school board meetings

Mama Bears, a group of parents seeking to ban books in Georgia, won a settlement in federal court against a school district for restricting their participation in school board meetings in violation of their First Amendment rights. (Forsyth News, February 2, 2023, by Sabrina Kerns)

The school board tried to prevent the mothers from reading sexually explicit passages from books. The Forsyth County School is on the hook for $107,500 in legal fees. (ProPublica, February 21, 2023, by Nicole Carr)

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