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Religious Freedom v. Freedom from Discrimination

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court found itself at the crossroads of two federal protections: freedom from discrimination in the workplace and freedom of religious practice. Cheryl Perich taught secular and religious subjects at a Lutheran school in Michigan before she was diagnosed with narcolepsy. After being deemed medically fit to reenter the workplace, she was fired. At any secular school, this case would inevitably have been decided in her favor under the defense of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Continue reading

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