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    Emily Herx, Teacher Claims She Was Fired From Catholic School For In Vitro Fertilization


    Emily Herx, Teacher Claims She Was Fired From Catholic School For In Vitro Fertilization

    I understand the Church's reasoning and why they are against IVF. I just don't agree with it. Thoughts?
     
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    Once again, the Church embarrasses itself in it's fight to maintain 19th century sexual morals
     
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    My mom is a catholic who used it twice. Said she only wanted to get pregnant once, so she had twins, then they still had eggs or whatever they need to make that in vitro work and she thought it'd be immoral to not use them. As if they died or something (crazy i know), so she had my youngest brother (kid number 7).

    I'm just glad I'm no longer religious. But seems my mom's view as a catholic must be the opposite of this church's.
     
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    Are they asking you to agree with it? No.

    Her decision. She knew she worked for the Catholic Church. You don't like the Catholic Church's views... fine... don't work for it.
     
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    Our morals are ours. We're not asking you to live by them... just don't work for the Church.

    Stop trying to force us to live by your morals. Easy.
     
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    How many people that work for the Church use birth control?
     
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    Not relevant. The Church has the right to decide who it employs. You don't like that, fine. Don't work for the Church. This is not rocket science.
     
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    Anyone who chooses to work for the Catholic Church is expected to abide by the tenants of the Church. They are told that before accepting a job. If they choose to accept that job - and those tenants - then the Church is perfectly entitled to expect them to fulfill that contract. If she did not, then that was her choice.

    Personal responsibility.
     
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    I think that unless the school gets some kind of taxpayer funding she is without a prayer.
     
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    Thoughts? While I don't agree with the policy, she did sign the contract.
     
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