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Woman looses job for getting pregnant

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, May 31, 2013.

  1. Salty

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    And the church had every right to relieve her of her duties since she clearly violated the rules of the church.
     
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    Ditto! :thumbsup:
     
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    Well, I think it's a stupid rule. Artificial insemination is not a sin. Being a single mother is not a sin.

    But, she went to work for the Catholic Church knowing that they believe it is. And a private organization can spell out any criteria for employment that they choose - ridiculous or not. If one knows this and does not abide by the rules of the private organization, then that organization can fire you. She has no legal standing.
     
  5. Bob Alkire

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    I agree with you!!!
     
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    No doubt--she should have been fired. She sounds like a nut anyway.
     
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    Being a lesbian who wants to be a single mother through artificial insemination is a sin.
     
  8. Scarlett O.

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    I didn't read anything about her being a lesbian in the article. I must have missed that. I'll go back and read it again.

    Being a lesbian is a sin, period. If that's true and I missed that part, the Catholic Church could have fired her for that alone. But being a single mother via AI is not a sin whether you are homosexual or hetereosexual.

    But like I said, a private organization can hire and fire based on any criteria they choose, whether it's right or wrong.
     
  9. Salty

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    Not necessarily
     
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    What if they spell it out in the contract beforehand and the employee signs agreeing to it?

     
  11. Salty

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    Depends on what state/Commowealth or Federal law states
     
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