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Catholic School Pushes Back Against LGBT Bias Protections (2)

April 3, 2019, 6:07 PMUpdated: April 3, 2019, 8:11 PM

A Catholic high school challenged a Cleveland suburb’s ordinance that bans discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity and says it represents “an existential threat to its existence,” in the latest clash between a religious group’s push for freedom and the social movement driven toward protecting LGBT individuals.

In a lawsuit filed April 3 in Ohio federal court, The Lyceum—a Catholic school in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid—accuses the City Council of enacting the ordinance out of “hostility toward religion and religious beliefs,” especially toward Catholic doctrines opposing same-sex marriage and the concept of transgender identity. In ...

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