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Appeals court sides with Catholic school that fired gay teacher for plans to marry his partner

Author: CNN Wire

By Chandelis Duster, and Meron Moges-Gerbi, CNNschool did not violate Lonnie Billard’s rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a federal anti-workplace discrimination law that protects against race, sex and religious discrimination.said in a partial dissent that he would have resolved the case on different grounds.and worries he is running out of options.he announced his engagement to his partner on social media. Although he’d worked for the school for a decade, Billard said he was fired from his job two months later.filed a discrimination complaint with the EEOC and then an employment discrimination lawsuit in 2017 against Charlotte Catholic High School, Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte.in May 2015 and says he loved every minute of his teaching career even though it ended abruptly. He is now retired.™ & © 2024 Cable News Network, Inc., a Warner Bros. Discovery Company. All rights reserved.

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