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Supremes: Religious schools shielded from discrimination claims

Supremes: Religious schools shielded from discrimination claims

1st Amendment ‘bars the government from interfering with a religious group’s employment decision’

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 on Wednesday that employees of religious institutions who serve a religious function cannot bring discrimination claims against their employers.

“The independence of religious institutions in matters of ‘faith and doctrine’ is closely linked to independence in what the court has termed ‘matters of church government,'” said the majority opinion in a 7-2 ruling.

https://www.wnd.com/2020/07/supremes-religious-schools-can-pick-teachers/?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=wnd-breaking&utm_campaign=breaking&utm_content=breaking

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