Christian school worker loses sacking claim for posting about LGBT lessons

A school worker who claimed she was sacked because of her Christian beliefs is to appeal after losing her employment tribunal case.

Kristie Higgs, 44, was dismissed for gross misconduct by Farmor’s School in Fairford, Gloucestershire, last year after sharing Facebook posts criticising plans to teach LGBT relationships in primary schools.

The mother-of-two, from Fairford, shared and commented on posts which raised concerns about relationship education at her son’s Church of England primary school.

Students were to learn about the No Outsiders in Our School programme, which is a series of books teaching the Equality Act in primary schools.

Mrs Higgs, who was posting on Facebook under her maiden name, shared two posts in October 2018 to around 100 friends.

One of the posts referred to “brainwashing our children” and added: “Children will be taught that all relationships are equally valid and ‘normal’, so that same sex marriage is exactly

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A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Sunday showed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leading President Trump by 8 percentage points, 51 percent to 43 percent, among registered voters — the same margin the poll showed in February, before COVID-19, the economic swoon, the anti-racism protests following George Floyd’s death, and all the other craziness of 2020.

“Simply put: In 2020, the fundamentals of our country have been shaken to our core, while the fundamentals of the election have not,” said Democratic pollster Jeff Horwitt, who conducted the survey with Republican Bill McInturff. NBC’s Chuck Todd made a smiler point on Sunday’s Meet the Press.

But one thing has changed: money. Biden and the Democratic National Committee entered September with $466 million in the bank, a cash advantage of $141 million over Trump and the Republican National Committee’s $325 million, The New York Times reported Sunday night,

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