Tuesday, February 19, 2019

"A school district found out about an apple farmer's controversial tweets. He sued when they canceled their field trips"

Near Los Angeles:

[The owner] has sued Claremont Unified, its superintendent, board trustees and two district principals, alleging they had violated his 1st (free speech) and 14th (equal protection under the law) Amendment rights. He is seeking more than $10 million in damages.

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the school field trips are vital to [the owner]’s bottom line, making up $2.1 million out of total revenue of $4.2 million in a “typical recent year,” according to court filings.