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A Texas Elementary School Speech Pathologist Refused to Sign a Pro-Israel Oath, So She Lost Her Job
by Glenn Greenwald
Posted January 12, 2019

free speech, some conditions applyA children’s speech pathologist who has worked for the last nine years with developmentally disabled, autistic, and speech-impaired elementary school students in Austin, Texas, has been told she can no longer work with the public school district after she refused to sign an oath vowing that she “does not” and “will not” engage in a boycott of Israel or “otherwise take any action that is intended to inflict economic harm” on that foreign nation.

A lawsuit on her behalf was filed in a federal court in the Western District of Texas alleging a violation of her First Amendment right of free speech. More…