Christian school sues Biden administration for threatening to take school lunches from low-income students
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Christianschool sues Biden administration for threatening to take school lunches fromlow-income students
A Christian grad school in Tampa, Florida, is suing the Bidenadministration and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried for threatening topull out school lunches for low-income students because of its religious affiliation,which is listed in Title IX by the administration. Do not agree with thechanges made.
All 56 students enrolled in Grant Park Christian Academyelementary school this fall come from families below the federal poverty line;The school is applying for lunch funding for the 2022-2023 school year.According to a press release from the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), whichis representing the school, Fried is set to deny his request for school lunchfunding.
The Biden administration's updated Title IX definitions of"sex" include sexual orientation and gender identity and thatfollowing such guidelines would violate the religious beliefs of Grant ParkChristian Academy.
According to the lawsuit, Grant Park Christian Academy wastold that it must "update its non-discrimination policies, informational materials,and websites in order to participate in the National School Lunch Program toprotect against discrimination based on gender identity and sexualorientation." prohibition may be included".
Pastor Alfred Johnson, president of the Faith Action MinistryAlliance, the parent organization of Grant Park Christian Academy, said thatthese changes to Title IX are preventing his school from functioning the wayhis students are allowed to eat breakfast, lunch and snacks. includes stopping.