Using a religious exemption defense in court, a Galveston private school is fighting a lawsuit after an African American student was bullied

Rare | 8/10/2017 | Danielle Husband
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A private school in Galveston is using a religious exemption defense to fight a lawsuit brought by the parents of an African American student who say their child was subjected to racial taunts and threats while attending, including receiving “KKK origami” notes given by bullies.

The case was filed against Trinity Episcopal School, headmaster Reverend David Dearman and the parents of three children back in May.

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Attorneys for the school filed court documents on August 1, arguing for dismissal because of their religious status.

First reported by the Galveston County News, court documents state, “As a religious institution, Trinity has a constitutionally...
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