Of course it's Southern Missouri. And probably rural, since it's a County School District. But still, they'd rather spend their taxpayer money on legal fees defending the indefensible than spend it on education.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is threatening to sue Scott County Central High School and the school district because Stacy Dawson, a junior at the school, was told he's not allowed to bring his boyfriend to the school dance on April 20.
The school district's policy states same-sex couples are not allowed to attend school dances together. It states, "High school students will be permitted to invite one guest, girls invite boys, and boys invite girls."