Lawsuit alleges WIAA discrimination
State sports organization revised rules and lawsuit withdrawn
Last updated 9/16/2019 at 4:08pm
Editor's note: This story was updated on Sept. 16, 2019 to reflect an error in the original reporting that the lawsuit had been withdrawn. According to lawyers for the plaintiffs, only a portion of the lawsuit has been withdrawn. The portion of the lawsuit asking the WIAA to schedule post-season playoffs on a day other than Saturday, the Sabbath, remains active.
The pressure is increasing on the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association to accommodate high school athletes who have a religious prohibition against competing on the Sabbath.
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