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Peekskill Father's Birth Control Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

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PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- A lawsuit brought against the Peekskill school district by a father and former teacher after his 16-year-old daughter was taken to receive birth control without his knowledge has been moved to federal court, according to

The motion to move the case was filed by the district on the grounds the suit involves the First and 14th amendment of the U.S. Constitution, reported.

Anthony and Eva Jackson of Newburgh claim in their suit that they were not given the opportunity to opt out of birth control for their daughter, said.

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