Riverside County ex-teacher sues school district after refusing to hide kids’ gender transitions from parents
RIVERSIDE (KUSI) – A Christian ex-teacher from Jurupa Unified School District in Riverside County is taking legal action against the district after being terminated.
Jessica Tapia, claims she was wrongfully terminated after she refused to abide by district rules barring her from truthfully talking to parents about their children’s gender identities.
Tapia is suing Jurupa Unified School District Superintendent Trenton Hansen and Assistant Superintendent Daniel Brooks. Tapia says she was deprived of her constitutional right to religion and freedom of speech.
Tapia and her attorney, Mariah Gondeiro, joined KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego to discuss their lawsuit, and explain more about Tapia’s alleged wrongful termination.