Gabriel Taye’s mother, Cornelia Daniels, is featured in this Local 12 story about how she channels her grief over her eight year old son’s suicide from bullying into making “Hero Packs” for local school children to help combat bullying. Jennifer Branch is representing Gabriel’s mom in a civil rights case against school officials. The lawsuit explains how school officials knew of the bullying Gabriel suffered in elementary school, but did not alert his parents or stop the bullying. Only after his mother found Gabriel hanging from his bunk bed did she learn about the bullying at school when the school released this video of Gabriel unconscious in the bathroom. It has been over three years since Gabriel died, but his mother’s grief is unabated.
On April 27, 2020, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Barrett issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting the Ohio Department of Health and other...