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Fired Baptizer

A federal judge on Tuesday tossed First Amendment claims by a former National Park Service worker – fired for baptizing someone on park land – finding them identical to his Title VII claims, his only remedy under federal civil rights law.

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge on Tuesday tossed First Amendment claims by a former National Park Service worker – fired for baptizing someone on park land – finding them identical to his Title VII claims, his only remedy under federal civil rights law.

Categories / Civil Rights, Courts, Employment, Religion

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