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Baptist School Refuses Student Because of Lesbian Parents

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The parents of a five-year-old kindergartener in Louisiana were allegedly told their newly adopted daughter could not attend a local school because they are a same-sex couple.

In an interview with NBC News, married couple Emily and Jennie Parker, said they were told they needed to find a new school for their daughter, Zoey, because their marriage went against the doctrine at the Bible Baptist Academy in DeQuincy.“Because of our lifestyle choices, we wouldn’t be a good fit for the school,” Jennie Parker, 31, told the outlet the couple was told by the pastor and director at the school.

That meeting, they say, took place only two days before school started. Emily Parker, 28, said the pastor told the couple that a marriage is only between a man and a woman.

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