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California School District Backed ‘Viewpoint Neutral’ Gun Control Walkout But Not Pro-Life Event

“They are not giving me any accommodation at all, except for the district policy of not punishing students for protesting,” Gillespie said in a statement prior to the event. “That is not the accommodation that I asked for; I asked for the same accommodation as the anti-gun protest, that teachers would be flexible in their lesson planning, and also for the availability of equipment that the anti-gun protestors were allowed to use.”

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Double Standard: Some School Administrators Slow to Approve Pro-Life Student Walkout

“This is a blatant case of content discrimination and arbitrary favoritism,” Snyder said in a statement. “Rocklin High School’s decision treats the Pro-life Walkout differently than the way the school treated the gun walkout, which violates the First Amendment and the Equal Protection rights of every student participating in the Pro-life walkout.”