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Pregnant Teacher Sues Church In Premarital Sex Spat

Law360 (October 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A church preschool teacher who became pregnant out of wedlock has sued her employer, alleging that her supervisors threatened to fire her unless she signed a contract promising that she would live a “Christian” lifestyle by abstaining from further sexual activity until marriage.

The lawsuit, filed October 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California but made public this week, accuses leaders at the First Baptist Church of Dallas of discriminating against Freda Brown because of her gender and pregnancy.

Brown, who...
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