Ministerial Exception

  • Fired For Premarital Sex?

    Fired For Premarital Sex?

    Religious and reproductive rights have been going head to head in recent months, and a 29-year-old San Diego woman is the latest to land in the crossfire. Teri James claims that her former employer, a Christian college, fired her for getting pregnant outside of marriage, in violation of church values. And now... Continue Reading

  • Religious Schools Can Discriminate Against The Disabled, Supreme Court Rules

    Religious Schools Can Discriminate Against The Disabled, Supreme Court Rules

    Employers must avoid discriminating against workers for a whole host of things, like sex, race, religion, national origin or disability. But there are exceptions, like Cheryl Perich, who was fired several years ago from her teaching post after she took disability leave. That's because she taught at a Lutheran... Continue Reading