Catholic Teacher Axed Over IVF Gets Broad Discovery OK'd

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal court ruled Monday that constitutional and statutory protections for religious institutions don't shield an Indiana diocese from having to respond to discovery requests made by a former Catholic-school teacher who lost her job after undergoing in vitro fertilization treatments.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey ruled that neither the First Amendment nor exceptions to Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act for religious employers permitted the the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and the St. Vincent de Paul School to limit the...
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