An attorney representing high school cheerleaders from Kountze, Texas at the center of a religious liberty case told KVUE’s sister station 12News Friday morning that the Texas Supreme Court has ruled in their favor.

According to court documents, the case started back in 2012 when the Kountze Independent School District prohibited the cheerleaders from displaying banners containing religious signs or messages at school-sponsored events.

Attorney David Starnes said the Texas Supreme Court considered the cheerleader’s argument so straight forward that it did not require oral arguments. Starnes said the 8-0 victory protects free speech and religious liberty rights of all students.

Read more

Related Articles