27 Apr '12, 5am

Teacher Fired Over In Vitro Treatments Sues Diocese | Care2 Causes

Teacher Fired Over In Vitro Treatments Sues Diocese | Care2 Causes

Emily Herx, a former English teacher at St. Vincent de Paul School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is suing the school and the Archdiocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend after she was fired due to receiving in vitro treatments . Herx says that she lost her job in 2011 after the school’s priest, Msgr. John Kuzmich, learned that she had begun treatments with a fertility doctor. Kuzmich told her that she was a “grave, immoral sinner” and that it would have been better if she had not discussed her fertility treatments because they could create a “scandal.” According to the complaint, Herx was told that some things are “better left between the individual and God.” As Herx said to CNN , “I didn’t think I was doing anything wrong. I had never had any complaints about me as a teacher.” Herx had begun the treatments in March of 2010 and immediately told the school’s principal whose response was ...

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