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Thomas More Society's Federal lawsuit on behalf of “Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally in Dayton, OH

Thomas More Society's Federal lawsuit on behalf of “Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally in Dayton, OH

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Thomas More Society's lawsuit on behalf of “Stand Up for Religious Freedom” rally participants in Dayton, Ohio, who allege their First Amendment rights were infringed upon by Sinclair Community College and the Sinclair Police Department.
Thomas More Society's lawsuit on behalf of “Stand Up for Religious Freedom” rally participants in Dayton, Ohio, who allege their First Amendment rights were infringed upon by Sinclair Community College and the Sinclair Police Department.

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UNITEDSTATESDISTRICTCOURTFORTHESOUTHERNDISTRICTOFOHIOWESTERNDIVISIONRUTHDEDDENS,CaseNo.3:12-CV-222andJudge__ETHELBOREL-DONOHUE,MagistrateJudge_andBRYANKEMPER,Plaintiffs,
v.
WARRENCOUNTYMONTGOMERYCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGEDISTRICT,formerlyknownasMONTGOMERYCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGEDISTRICT,andalsoknownasSINCLAIRCOMMUNITYCOLLEGEDISTRICT,anddoingbusinessasSINCLAIRCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE,COMPLAINTandBOARDOFTRUSTEESOFTHEWARRENCOUNTYMONTGOMERYCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGEDISTRICT,andSTEVENLEEJOHNSON,inhisofficialcapacityasPresidentofSinclairCommunityCollege,and
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CHARLESJ.GIFT,inhisofficialcapacityastheDirectorofPublicSafety,SinclairCommunityCollegeandJOHNDOENos.1-10,intheirofficialandindividualcapacities,Defendants.NowcomePlaintiffsRuthDeddens("Deddens"),EthelBorel-Donohue("Bore1-Donohue")andBryanKemper("Kemper")(collectively,the"Plaintiffs")andfortheirComplaintagainsttheDefendantsnamedhereinherebyallegeasfollows:INTRODUCTION1.Thisisanactionfordeclaratoryjudgment,permanentinjunction,andnominaldamagesunder42U.S.C.§1983arisingfromtheunconstitutionalactions,aswellaspolicies,practicesandcustoms,oftheDefendantsthathaveresultedintheviolationoftheconstitutionalrightsofthePlaintiffs.DuetoDefendants'policies,practicesandcustoms,aswellascertainconductbyoneormoreDefendant,PlaintiffshavesufferedandwillcontinuetosufferirreparableharmtotheirrightsundertheFirstAmendmenttotheUnitedStatesConstitutionandtheFourteenthAmendmenttotheUnitedStatesConstitution.2.Bymaintaining,implementing,andenforcingvaguepoliciesthat(i)restrictandprohibitstudentsandinvitedspeakersfromengaginginexpressiveactivityatSinclair,(ii)restrictandprohibitspontaneousspeechbystudentsandinvitedspeakersinresponsetorecentorstill-unfoldingevents,(iii)vestunfettereddiscretioninuniversityadministratorstorestrictspeechofstudentsandinvitedspeakers,(iv)vestunfettereddiscretioninofficialsandemployeesofSinclairCommunityCollege,includingofficialsandemployeesoftheDepartmentofPublic~2-
 
SafetyofSinclairCommunityCollege/SinclairPoliceDepartment,torestrictthespeechofstudentsandinvitedspeakers,and(v)threatenstudentsandinvitedspeakerswithdisciplinaryorcriminalchargesforviolationofsuchpolicies,DefendantshaveimpededandwillcontinuetounconstitutionallyimpedePlaintiffsintheirefforttodistributeliterature,hostandparticipateinpoliticalrallies,anddisplaypoliticalmessagesatSinclairadvocatingfortheadoptionof,orpreventionof,certainpoliticalmeasures.SuchexpressiveactivityisprotectedbyandatthecoreoftheFirstAmendment.3.Additionally,Plaintiffsdesiretoengageinotheractivitiesconsistentwiththeirpurposeandgoalsasmoreparticularlydescribedhereinand,insodoing,toengageinactivitiesprotectedbytheFirstAmendmentinandabouttheSinclaircampuswithoutbeingsubjectedtothethreatofenforcementortheactualenforcementofapolicy,practice
or
customthatfailstocomplywiththerequirementsoftheUnitedStatesConstitution.4.Asaresultofthepolicy,practiceandcustomoftheDefendants,aswellascertainconductbyoneormoreDefendant,PlaintiffshavesufferedandwillcontinuetosufferirreparableharmunlesstheDefendantsareenjoinedfromrestrictingtheirprotectedspeechinthismanner.
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5.PlaintiffRUTHDEDDENS("Ms.Deddens")isenrolledasastudentofSinclair,andisamemberoftheSinclairTraditionalValuesClub("TVC"),anunincorporatedassociationofstudentsatSinclair,andanofficiallyrecognizedstudentorganization.6.PlaintiffETHELBOREL-DONOHUE("Ms.Borel-Donohue")isenrolledasastudentofSinclair,andisthepresidentandco-founderoftheTVC.-3-

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