(WEYI/NBC News) A Michigan couple is filing a complaint with the American Civil Liberties Union after their daughter was denied an assignment topic in class.
Destiny Mcdermitt, a student at Hill McCloy High School, was given an assignment called “Taking A Stand”.
Students were told to pick a topic they feel strongly about and argue for or against it.
Destiny chose same-sex marriage, because her parents are gay.
She was then told she couldn’t do that topic because it was offensive.
“She said ‘No, I don’t wanna read about it, I don’t wanna hear about it and I’m the one grading it,” Angela McDermitt-Jackson, Destiny’s mother, says.
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