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A teenage girl who was dropped from her high school's cheerleading squad after refusing to chant the name of a basketball player who had sexually assaulted her must pay compensation of $45,000 (£27,300) after losing a legal challenge against the decision.
Originally posted by Shamatt
reply to post by taccj9903
I totally agree with you.
People are too quick to sue in the name of getting justice, when in reality it is often greed which is calling the agenda. I am not saying that is nesesarily what happened here. But if you are going to gamble with a law suite, don't complain you you loose your gamble. It is a terrible thing if she was assaulted, and then kicked off the cheerleaders team, that must have all added up to some pretty bad times for her. But she then decided to take it further when she should have just got on with her life.
This is what you did, Richard Bain: You told a sixteen year old girl that she would be thrown off the cheerleading squad if she didn’t shout the name of the man who raped her. You let cheer coach Sissy McInnis throw her off the squad when she did not.
If anyone else wants to express an opinion about Richard Bain Jr. of Silsbee, Texas, I encourage them to contact him here: Richard Bain Jr., Superintendent, Silsbee Independent School District, 415 Highway 327 West, Silsbee, TX, 77656; firstname.lastname@example.org; (409) 980-7800.
Originally posted by taccj9903
It's the ole 20-20 hindsight thing. She would have been better off not suing, just getting kicked of the cheerleading squad and taking her issue and going on Oprah or some other similar show. I'm sure she could have been sitting pretty well right now.