Students protest after gay vice principal dismissed

Good for these students. Fight for what’s right.

myfox8.com

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SAMMAMISH, Wash. (KCPQ) — The sudden resignation of a beloved swim coach and school administrator because of his gay wedding has shocked the students and staff at Eastside Catholic School.

Kids were so outraged they marched into the streets in protest. More than 400 students had a sit-in Thursday morning, according to Kirotv.com.

The fact that Vice Principal Mark Zmuda is gay isn’t the issue, the school said. The problem Eastside Catholic has with Zmuda is that he married another man – even though same-sex marriage is legal in Washington.

“Mark’s same-sex marriage over the summer violated his employment contract with the school,” the school said in a letter sent to parents. “As a Catholic school, Eastside Catholic abides by the official teachings of the Catholic Church, and as such, the decision to discontinue his employment was determined by the Catholic Church.”

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