Another extremely disturbing allegation that appears to pit grassroots parents and students against public school bureaucrats is rocking the Virginia governor’s election.
A law firm with purported connections to Democrat Terry McAuliffe, the former governor who seeking to get back in office, is allegedly trying to stop a lawsuit filed by a woman in her 20s who claims she was sexually assaulted over and over in a Fairfax County, Va., middle school when she was a pre-teen.
School administrators allegedly did nothing about it at the time.
The alleged victim took the matter to court just as the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit was about to run out, naming the alleged rapist, the Fairfax school system, and several administrators as defendants.
Luke Rosiak, the same tireless Daily Wire journalist who reported on the Loudoun County coverup, filed a detailed report on this startling development headlined “McAuliffe-Linked Law Firm Fighting Virginia Student Who Said She Was Gang-Raped,” which is well worth reading in its entirety.
A law firm that employed Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is being paid handsomely to fight victims of alleged sexual abuse in schools, on behalf of a school system that the girls say failed to protect them.
In one case the Hunton Andrews Kurth law firm, where McAuliffe served as a senior adviser from 2019 until recently, is battling a young woman who says that she was repeatedly raped on her Fairfax County middle school campus as a 12-year old and that she was slashed with a knife, burned with a lighter, anally penetrated, and gang raped….
Both Hunton and the suburban D.C. school system reportedly declined to comment on Rosiak’s story.
According to polling data, McAuliffe and pro-parent GOP standard-bearer Glenn Youngkin are neck and neck in the race in the run-up to the November 2 election.
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) October 27, 2021
As Rosiak, who is a frequent Tucker Carlson Tonight guest, explained in his story, in sensitive cases, plaintiffs are sometimes referred to as John or Jane Doe rather than their real name.
In this instance, the law firm apparently tried to get the case tossed out purely on a technicality, i.e., that this defendant used a pseudonym “without getting permission first.” A judge disagreed, but Hunton apparently is likely to appeal the procedural ruling.
“In recent years, the nation’s tenth-largest school district, Fairfax County Public School, has paid Hunton more money than it has paid almost any other company. Hunton’s work for FCPS frequently took the form of fighting parents who alleged problems, and it had a reputation for doing so aggressively,” Rosiak added.
McAuliffe, a COVID vaccine hawk and teachers’ union fanboy, has prompted controversy especially against the backdrop of divisive critical race theory curriculum in Virginia schools when he previously insisted during a debate that “I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.”
Rosiak points out that McAuliffe has received nearly $1 million in campaign donations from two national teachers’ unions. “But if teachers union cash flowed to McAuliffe’s campaign based on the prospect that, once in control of the purse strings of government, the favor would be returned many times over, a similar dynamic was at play with FCPS and Hunton.
“FCPS shoveled enormous quantities of taxpayer cash to Hunton. But if Hunton did its job, the district and its administrators would not face liability in cases when lawsuits alleged that problems had occurred, then been swept under the rug.”
Hunton has contributed $16,000 to McAuliffe’s campaign.
“In October 2019, [FCPS] appointed McAuliffe as a senior advisor for cybersecurity.” On his campaign disclosure form, Terry McAuliffe indicated that he received more than $250,000 for unspecified cybersecurity/law services rendered in 2021.
The same journalist also broke the story that Loudoun County officials allegedly tried to cover up sexual assaults on two separate campuses.
Can you hear them now? Loudoun County students walk out en masse, demand safer schools https://t.co/X0dbOAfcA7
— Jack Furnari (@JackBPR) October 26, 2021
“The Daily Wire’s review of Hunton’s work brings into stark relief themes that have come to define the race for Virginia governor. McAuliffe’s statement that parents’ role in schools should be limited; the National School Board Association’s implication that parents angry at school policies could be akin to ‘domestic terrorists;’ and the financial ties between the McAuliffe-linked law firm, his campaign, school systems, and teachers unions,” Rosiak recalled.
Clinton crony Terry McAuliffe has also claimed that diversity and inclusion are “as important” as math and English classes.
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