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In a Split Opinion, Ninth Circuit Affirms Christian Humanitarian Organization’s Exemption From Title VII’s Prohibition Against Religious Discrimination

In Other Cases of Interest on August 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm
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In Spencer v. World Vision, Inc., No. 08-35532, — F.3d —-, 2010 WL 3293706 (9th Cir. Aug. 23, 2010), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals considered whether a faith-based humanitarian organization is exempt from Title VII’s prohibition against religious discrimination.  Defendant World Vision describes itself as “a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.” Id. *1.   Read the rest of this entry »

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