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Christa Dias, a 32-year-old mom of a baby girl, is suing her former employers Holy Family and St. Lawrence schools in East Price Hill, Ohio for terminating her employment because she got pregnant -- without a partner.
According to Cincinnati.com, Dias, who is single, had artificial insemination to get pregnant, and when she was about five-and-a-half months along, asked her employer about maternity leave. Then, was promptly fired.
The schools she worked for are affiliated with the Catholic church and, says the website, her employment contract “calls for her to act and comply with Catholic teachings, including not participating in what the church calls the ‘grave immoral’ act of artificial insemination.”
Do you think her termination was justified? Or totally unfair?
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