Teen male who ‘identified’ as a girl found guilty of sexually assaulting female in restroom at high school

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA- Perhaps Barack Obama should read the following, since he claimed in Virginia this past weekend that stories such as this are made up by Republicans to push a narrative.

A teenage boy accused of sexually assaulting a ninth-grade girl in a Loudoun County, Virginia high school restroom has been found guilty on all charges, the Washington Examiner reports.

The case involves a ninth-grade female who was assaulted in the restroom at Stone Bridge High School by a male wearing a skirt who apparently “identified” as a female…or that’s what he claimed.

While the juvenile court judge found there was enough evidence to convict the male teenager, now 15, he will hold off on sentencing until the male is tried for another sexual assault at a different high school.

 

“We are relieved that justice was served today for the Smith’s daughter,” said Bill Stanley of the Stanley Law Group, who represented the victim in a statement. “This horrible incident has deeply affected the Smith family, and they are grateful for today’s outcome.”

According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department, the teen boy was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy.

According to a statement from the Sheriff’s Department, a school resource officer was notified of the possible sexual assault on May 28. They said following a “thorough” investigation by its Special Victims Unit over a several week period, the male, then 14 was arrested on July 8.

“Following the arrest on July 8, 2021, the judicial process was turned over to the Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office to determine bail, or in the case of a juvenile, the continuance of detention or other legal restrictions set forth as part of court proceedings in the Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court,” the statement read.

“As stated in both the current and former Memorandum of Understanding between the LCSO and Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office is not involved in school discipline (nor the placement of students). Nevertheless, the LCSO works closely with school officials throughout all criminal investigations,” the sheriffs office added.

The case gained national attention after the victim’s father, Scott Smith was arrested at a school board meeting after he got into an altercation with a woman who accused Smith’s daughter of making up the story, claiming that she was not in fact raped.

 

 

At the meeting, the superintendent of Loudoun County schools defended the system’s transgender bathroom policy. Smith was later found guilty of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after he was basically beaten up by Loudoun County sheriffs for defending his daughter and questioning the school board.

The sexual assault against Smith’s daughter was reported on May 28, at which time the school said they would manage it internally. Smith contacted police, however on Oct. 6, the same teenage boy was charged with another sexual assault at a different high school under the exact same circumstances.

Thankfully the Smith’s are suing the school district, which basically tried to cover up the incidents.

That incident occurred on Oct. 6 at Broad Run High School when the same male, now 15, forced a female into an empty classroom, held her there against her will, and inappropriately touched her. The incident let to an “immediate” arrest and charges of sexual battery and abduction levied against the male.

“The Smith family stands stronger than ever in moving forward to ensure that those responsible in the Loudoun County School system are held accountable, so that this may never happen again to anyone else’s child,” Stanley said.

The case has become a primary focus for a conversation over parental rights in their child’s education, looking at matters such as transgender bathrooms and sports, and on to forced mask-wearing and critical race theory.

Despite denials from both the school board and superintendent about being aware of the initial sexual assault, newly disclosed emails indicate that was a lie.

The Examiner further reported that an email sent by the superintendent to school board members alerted them to an alleged sexual assault on school grounds, which contradicted what he later said in public statements that there was no record of such an incident.

Scott Ziegler, the superintendent now claims his public statements were a result of “misinterpreting a question,” said in a May 28 email that the Sheriff’s office was investigating an alleged sexual assault at Stone Bridge High School.

“The purpose of this email is to provide you with information regarding an incident that occurred at Stone Bridge HS,” Ziegler said in the email, obtained by WTOP News. “This afternoon a female student alleged that a male student sexually assaulted her in the restroom. The LCSO is investigating the matter.”

However a month later…June 22…during a contentious school board meeting where claims of a female student being raped by another student in a girl’s restroom, Ziegler said, “We don’t have any record of assaults occurring in our restrooms.”

On Oct 12, enraged parents called for Ziegler’s resignation at a meeting of the school board, where he was accused of overseeing cover-ups of two sexual assaults occurring on school grounds.

Three days later, Ziegler issued an apology for the school system’s reaction to the recent sexual assaults on school grounds, claiming that members of the school board “acknowledge and share your pain.”

One member of the school board, John Beatty called the disclosure of Ziegler’s May 28 email as a reason to initiate an investigation, while at the same time saying he personally did not recall getting the email from Ziegler.

He called Ziegler’s response on June 22 “extremely concerning” during an interview on WMAL.

 

“I’m always trying to give people the benefit of the doubt, so I think it’s important that we get all the facts just so we can have justice for the students and for the employees and not make any rash decisions,” Beatty said. “But it is incredibly concerning to hear that and now everything else is coming to light.”

In issuing his apology, Ziegler said he thought the question was specifically about transgender students.

“I regret that my comments were misleading and I apologize for the distress there that caused families,” he said. “I should have asked board member [Beth] Barts clarifying questions to get to the root of her question rather than assuming what she meant. I will do better in the future.”

There is now an investigation into the discrepancies in the LCPS reports being conducted by the Virginia Department of Education.

“During the past week, Loudoun County Public Schools has received a number of questions from community members regarding if, and when, the School Board was made aware of the alleged sexual assault that occurred on May 28 at Stone Bridge High School,” LCPS said in a statement as reported by ABC 7.

“Board members are regularly informed about major incidents that happen in our schools. In this case, the superintendent sent an email message to the board on Friday, May 28, 2021,” the statement added. “…In the message, board members were informed in a general fashion that an alleged incident took place and that the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was conducting an investigation of the incident.

“As LCPS has stated, the School Board was not provided specific details or the names of those involved, and were advised by Dr. Ziegler that they would not receive updates regarding this matter, as it was being investigated by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. The school board has not been provided any specific information regarding this matter from LCPS staff prior to the June 22, 2021, meeting or at any point thereafter until the recent news reports were published.”

For more on the corrupt district attorney who tried to throw the book at the father of the sexual assault victim, we invite you to:

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA- Color us shocked…not really. It turns out the Loudoun County prosecutor who targeted a father literally beaten by police arresting him for attempting to speak out at a school board meeting, has ties not only to far-left scumbag George Soros but also to the feckless Terry McAuliffe, candidate for governor of Virginia.

Buta Biberaj, prosecutor in Loudoun County attempted to throw the book at Scott Smith, shows teenage daughter was sexually assaulted in a restroom by a so-called “transgender female,” aka a boy in a Loudoun County school. That district has been ground zero for out-of-control school boards attempting to indoctrinate children in critical race theory and sexual deviance.

Smith was arrested on June 22 as he tried to speak at a Loudoun County school board meeting which the gutless board chairman declared as an “unlawful assembly” when parents complained about the district’s school teaching transgender ideology to their children, telling them that biological sex is able to be replaced by “gender ideology,” according to Breitbart News.

According to the Daily Wire, Smith’s attorney, Elizabeth Lancaster said a biological male, apparently a confused lad, often wears a skirt to school and was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy—one count of anal sodomy and one count of forcible fellatio—related to an incident that occurred at Stone Bridge High School on May 28.

Fox News reported on Biberaj’s ties to Soros:

Biiberaj was one of several Soros-backed prosecutors elected in Northern Virginia after her campaign received more than $860,000 from Soros’ Justice and Public Safety PAC. She is a criminal reform advocate and member of a group of the commonwealth’s attorneys called Virginia Progressive Prosecutors for Justice, which calls for eliminating mandatory minimum sentences and cash bail.

Biiberaj is also a close ally with McAuliffe, who reportedly accepted a $250,000 contribution from Soros for his campaign in August. Biberaj, who has praised McAuliffe ad being “part of the progress” that Virginia needs, joined the former Democratic governor as recently as Oct. 2 at a campaign event in Leesburg.

Meanwhile, Smith’s attorney has announced plans to sue the school district over its handling of the case and his own arrest at the school board meeting. He was sentenced in that case to 10 days in jail, all suspended, contingent on a year of good behavior.

The irony of Biberaj’s harsh treatment of Smith wasn’t lost on Lancaster, especially given the fact she is allegedly a champion of sentencing reform.

“The idea that they would actually be seeking jail time, I’d guess in my 15 years the number of times I’ve seen that happen would be zero,” Lancaster said. “The idea that this is a person who we need to put in a cage was astounding to me given the social justice reform she was pushing. I was blown away.”

McAuliffe, embroiled in an unexpectedly tight race with Republican Glenn Youngkin previously touted Biberaj as a “champion” for criminal justice reform. McAuliffe, who served as Virginia’s governor from 2013-2017 is hoping for a second term. Term limits in the commonwealth prohibit consecutive terms. In 2019, McAuliffe actively fundraised and campaigned for Biberaj.

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For more on the arrest of Scott Smith, we invite you to read our prior report on this incident, in case you missed it:

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA – The man whose videoed arrest went viral this past June during a school board meeting in Loudoun County says that the school district tried to cover up his daughter’s rape that happened inside of a school bathroom and was allegedly perpetrated by a male student wearing a skirt.

According to the father, the school district attempted to cover up his daughter’s rape in order to further the trans agenda that in part pushes to allow biological men into women’s restrooms.

During the Loudoun County School Board meeting on June 22nd, Scott Smith found himself in a heated exchange with another individual during the meeting that led to him being arrested and later convicted of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Video from the incident of course went viral and was weaponized as propaganda tool by far-left circles and media outlets as a means to further the narrative that parents attending school board meetings are a sort of active threat to school officials.

Smith’s arrest was even cited in the National School Boards Association’s late-September letter calling for the Department of Justice to intervene in “these heinous actions” that the NSBA said is “equivalent to a form of domestic terrorism and hate crimes.”

But there’s more to the story regarding Smith’s June 22nd arrest, particularly why he was present during the school board meeting and why he became so incensed with another attendee present.

While speaking with The Daily Wire, Smith said his conduct during the school board meeting stemmed from his ninth-grade daughter’s rape that happened in May at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. Smith said that a male student wearing a skirt entered the women’s restroom at the school and raped his daughter on May 28th.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office also confirmed that there was a 2-month investigation regarding a reported sexual assault at Stone Bridge High School on May 28th, where the cited offenses were forcible sodomy and sexual battery, with the suspect being arrested following that 2-month investigation.

However, an arrest had yet to take place at the time of the June school board meeting – but a report was filed with the sheriff’s office and the investigation was obviously underway.

Minutes before Smith’s June 22nd arrest, Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent Scott Ziegler proclaimed during the meeting that “the predator transgender student or person simply does not exist” and that “we don’t have any record of assaults occurring in our restrooms.”

Knowing that his daughter was sexually assaulted, Smith became reasonably outraged over hearing the LCPS Superintendent make such an arrogant dismissal over his concerns about safety within the schools.

This then led to an interaction with a progressive activist seen in the video depicting Smith’s arrest, where the woman allegedly told Smith that she didn’t believe his daughter was raped.

Smith’s attorney, Elizabeth Lancaster, said that had Smith been afforded an opportunity to explain his daughter’s assault, then reasonable people would’ve been “mortified”:

“If someone would have sat and listened for 30 seconds to what Scott had to say, they would have been mortified and heartbroken.”

According to a press release from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, a 15-year-old high school student was arrested for sexual battery and abduction of a female student in early October:

“A teenager from Ashburn has been charged with sexual battery and abduction of a fellow student at Broad Run High School. The investigation determined on the afternoon of October 6, the 15-year-old suspect forced the victim into an empty classroom where he held her against her will and inappropriately touched her.”

According to The Daily Wire’s report, a government official and Smith’s attorney confirmed that the 15-year-old student arrested for the October Broad Run High School sexual assault is the same student who was arrested in Smith’s daughter’s case.

On August 11th, nearly two months after Smith’s arrest, the LCPS school board voted to approve transgender appeasements such as requiring teachers to use students’ approved pronouns and also modify bathroom policies.

However, before the vote was held in August, Smith received a letter informing him that he was banned from entering the school board building.

Smith’s wife, Jess, said that prosecutors have postponed their daughter’s alleged attacker’s case to October 25th in order to handle both of his pending cases at the same time. Speaking to The Daily Wire, Smith expressed his frustrations over having to remain silent for so long on this matter:

“It has been so hard to keep my mouth shut and wait this out. It has been the most powerless thing I’ve ever been through. I don’t care if he’s homosexual, heterosexual, bisexual, transsexual. He’s a sexual predator.”

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Silencing dissent: The nation’s school boards have declared war on parents, calling them ‘an immediate threat’

(Originally published October 6th, 2021)

WASHINGTON, DC –  The National School Boards Association is asking for assistance from federal law enforcement to protect teachers and community members from the “immediate threat” of parents, stating that schools across the nation are facing threats of violence over mask mandates and Critical Race Theory.

In a letter sent Thursday to President Biden,  the National School Boards Association (NSBA) said school board members, officials and students across the nation are facing an increased amount of malice, violence and threats that amount to “a form of domestic terrorism and hate crimes.”

The six-page letter sent by NSBA and signed by Viola Garcia and Chip Slaven, the group’s president and interim executive director, said:

“America’s public schools and its education leaders are under an immediate threat. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) respectfully asks for federal law enforcement and other assistance to deal with the growing number of threats of violence and acts of intimidation occurring across the nation.

“The National School Boards Association respectfully asks for federal law enforcement and other assistance to deal with the growing number of threats of violence and acts of intimidation occurring across the nation.”

The Association said schools across the nation struggling to cope with the pandemic recovery have been targeted by threats and attacks because of mandates requiring children to wear masks and arguments over Critical Race Theory (CRT).

CRT is an academic framework centered on the idea that racism is systemic, and not just demonstrated by individual people with prejudices.

The theory holds that racial inequality is woven into legal systems and negatively affects people of color in their schools, doctors’ offices, the criminal justice system and countless other parts of life, as defined by The Washington Post.

In the letter, the NSBA wrote:

“NSBA believes immediate assistance is required to protect our students, school board members, and educators who are susceptible to acts of violence affecting interstate commerce because of threats to their districts, families, and personal safety.

As our school boards continue coronavirus recovery operations within their respective districts, they are also persevering against other challenges that could impede this progress in a number of communities.

“Coupled with attacks against school board members and educators for approving policies for masks to protect the health and safety of students and school employees, many public school officials are also facing physical threats because of propaganda  purporting the false inclusion of critical race theory within classroom instruction and curricula.

This propaganda continues despite the fact that critical race theory is not taught in public schools and remains a complex law school and graduate school subject well beyond the scope of a K-12 class.”

The claim that CRT is only taught in advanced college settings is misleading. The United States Conference of Mayors adopted a resolution during its annual convention last month that pledged to support CRT teaching in K-12 schools. The resolution stated:

“NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the nation’s mayors support the implementation of CRT in the public education curriculum to help engage our youth in programming that reflects an accurate, complete account of BIPOC history.”

The NSBA also thanks President Biden for his “leadership to end the proliferation of COVID-19 in our communities and our school districts,” while requesting federal law enforcement to protect school officials who enact the policies of the administration from parents involving opposition to the mandates and policies:

“Now, we ask that the federal government investigate, intercept, and prevent the current threats and acts of violence against our public school officials through existing statutes, executive authority, interagency and intergovernmental task forces, and other extraordinary measures to ensure the safety of our children and educators, to protect interstate commerce, and to preserve public school infrastructure and campuses.”

The Association is asking for federal protection as they try to enforce mask mandates, which have been a flashpoint at school board meetings.

In addition, parents and community members have flooded school board meetings across the country expressing anger and resentment over CRT being included in K-12 school curriculum. In the letter, the NSBA cited several incidents across the nation regarding mailed threats and threats on social media.

On behalf of 90,000 school board members in the United States who govern 14,000 public school districts across the nation, the NSBA said it is requesting the U.S. Justice and Homeland Security departments, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Secret Service, to track and investigate risks to students, educators, board members and campuses:

“NSBA specifically solicits the expertise and resources of the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service, and its National Threat Assessment Center regarding the level of risk to public schoolchildren, educators, board members, and facilities/campuses.”

The NSBA also asked President Biden to issue an executive order  to protect school officials and school board members from parents:

“NSBA requests that such review examine appropriate enforceable actions against these crimes and acts of violence under the Gun-Free School Zones Act, the PATRIOT Act in regards to domestic terrorism, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the Violent Interference with Federally Protected Rights statute, the Conspiracy Against Rights statute, an Executive Order to enforce all applicable federal laws for the protection of students and public school district personnel, and any related measure.

“As the threats grow and news of extremist hate organizations showing up at school board meetings is being reported, this is a critical time for a proactive approach to deal with this difficult issue.”

When asked about the letter during a White House press conference on Thursday, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the administration takes school security seriously, but local law enforcement is already protecting schools:

“Obviously, there are going to be different law enforcement authorities that will be related to each community and — where this is happening, so we’d certainly refer you to them about any specific threats. And we’d encourage individuals to report any threats they face to local and state law enforcement agencies. And we’re continuing to explore what more can be done from across the administration.

“But again, a lot of this will be local law enforcement and how they can help ensure these school board members feel protected.”

However, the U.S. Attorney General issued a memorandum on Monday targeting dissent aimed at school boards by parents and other community members. In the startling memorandum, Attorney General Merrick Garland ordered:

“In recent months, there has been a disturbing spoke in harassment. intimidation, and threats of violence against school administrators, board members, teachers, and staff who participate in the vital work of running our nation’s public schools… Threats against public servants are not only illegal, they run counter to our nation’s core values…

“The Department takes these incidents seriously and is committed to using its authority and resources to discourage these threats, identify them when they occur, and prosecute them when appropriate.”


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