Does Sexual Freedom Trump Religious Freedom?

In a case expected to come to trial later this year, the right-critics would say "privilege"-of religious non-profit groups to require compliance with doctrinal beliefs and practices from employees will be seriously challenged. The case involves a woman employee of Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children, who was fired after her sexual orientation as a lesbian was publicized. She is claiming illegal discrimination, claiming that if the government can't discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, then Baptist Homes, which receives 75% of its funding from government sources, shouldn't be able to do so, either.

Her lawyers say that if they win, they will then go after the parts of the 1996 "Charitable Choice" law, passed by Congress, which allows groups to make "[adherence] to the religious practice of the organization" a condition of employment.

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