TITLE

Gay-Straight Alliances and Free Speech: Are Parental Consent Laws Constitutional?

AUTHOR(S)
Whittaker, Keola R.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2009, Vol. 24, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how parental laws in the U.S. violate the First Amendment's protections of the freedom of association. It compares parental consent laws and the NAACP v. Alabama line of cases. The author highlights the role of disclosing an organization's membership list in infringing on the right to privacy of association and belief. He analyzes the Equal Access Act and cases that have overturned direct bans on gay straight alliances.
ACCESSION #
47882765

 

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