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Morals Clauses Prove Controversial For Catholic School Teachers

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Catholic schools across the U.S. are requiring teachers to sign morality clauses, which have gotten some educators fired for marrying same-sex partners. It's seen as a pushback among local church dioceses against changing state laws. As Sandhya Dirks of KALW reports, some parents are protesting the new requirements with threats to pull their students out of school.

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2014/07/15/331751394/morals-clauses-prove-controversial-for-catholic-school-teachers?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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