Catholic School Fires Woman for Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization

A woman in Indiana was fired from her job as a Catholic school teacher for using in vitro fertilization. Her situation manages to implicate virtually all of the recent topics on this blog — discrimination based on reproductive choices, specifically pregnancy-related, the ministerial exception to federal anti-discrimination laws, and disability discrimination. Whoa boy.

Emily Herx was fired from her job at a Catholic school for undergoing in vitro fertilization, which the school appeared to think was very un-Catholic, as well as “grave and immoral.”  Continue reading