Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Challenge To School's Policy On Distributing Materials Dismissed As Moot

In Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. Orange County School Board, (MD FL, July 3, 2014), a Florida federal district court dismissed as moot a complaint (see prior posting) that the Orange County, Florida school board refused to allow plaintiffs to distribute certain material critical of the Bible and religion under the school's limited public forum policy.  Subsequently the school board reversed its decision and allowed plaintiffs to distribute the disputed material; however plaintiffs failed to avail themselves of the opportunity to do so. Courthouse News Service reports on the decision.