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Catholic Schools Won a Huge Battle Over LGBT

A U.S. appeals court last week upheld the right of religious schools to fire teachers whose lifestyles conflict with the moral values of the institution, handing down a resounding win for religious freedom.

In a July 28 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of Roncalli High School and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis, upholding an earlier ruling declaring the school was within its rights to fire high school guidance counselor Lynn Starkey, who was engaged in a same-sex relationship in violation of both her contract and Catholic moral teaching. Read more…

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