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Jerry Falwell Jr Sued Over COVID-19 Response That Led To Several Students Getting Infected: Report



Jerry Falwell Jr, the president of Liberty University, is now being sued by a student who claims that the school handled the outbreak of the coronavirus poorly.

According to The Daily Beast, one student sued Liberty Univerity and Falwell Jr. for its “glacially slow” response to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The unidentified student accuses the school and its president, Jerry Falwell Jr., a vocal Trump supporter, of downplaying the coronavirus threat and refusing to refund students for ‘room and board and other campus fees’ after classes were moved online,” reported Emma Tucker. “‘Liberty University is, in a very real sense, profiting from the COVID-19 pandemic — keeping its campus and campus services ‘open’ as a pretext to retain Plaintiff’s and the other Class members’ room, board and campus fees, despite no longer having to incur the full cost of providing those services, all the while putting students’ finances and health at risk,’ the lawsuit reads.”

You can read more HERE via The Daily Beast.

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