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(Yahoo)   Unmarried Catholic school teacher fired after she becomes pregnant. Wait, didn't an an unwed single mother feature rather prominently in the '"origin story" of this religion??   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 30
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2014-02-05 12:29:15 PM  
8 votes:
This is a middle school, so my question is whether the father of the baby was expelled or at least suspended.
2014-02-05 12:14:19 PM  
4 votes:

Weaver95: Well, it is their club house so they get to set the rules. Is it kinda bullshiat? Maybe. But thems the rules if your boss is a religious organization. Firing a pregnant woman isn't a very kind thing to do tho. It's rather mean spirited IMHO.


Yea, but she's a whore, and Jesus didn't hang out with no whores.

Wait, what? He did? Well shiat!
2014-02-05 12:20:46 PM  
3 votes:
Single mother? She was married, she just hadn't consummated the marriage yet. Which I guess could technically mean that her marriage wasn't official, making her "unwed," but that's a pretty fine hair to split. One could say that her husband was a cuckold, I suppose, but since she didn't technically have sex to conceive her child, that, too, is a difficult distinction to apply. The easiest accusation would be to say that her child is a bastard, but if it's the potential bastard status that makes this teacher unemployable, one would think the school would have to wait for her to have the child first. At least, if they wanted to be completely within the rules. Rules seem to be pretty important here, so I'd think they'd want that.

Of course, even the bastard issue is trumped by the virginity. So if this teacher wanted to keep her job, she could conceivably submit to a virginity exam, perhaps administered by the school headmaster. Virginity is important to them, so I'd imagine he's trained in the administration of said exam. If she proves to be a virgin, she should be allowed to keep her job. And I'd think that knowing one of their teachers was about to give birth to the second Messiah would be a real perk to the school, something they could use for future fundraisers and enrollment drives. You'd think they'd want to hold onto that.

On that note, there are, out there, speakers who offer their audience the opportunity to become born again virgins. That may have some potential application here as well, if for some reason this young woman couldn't pass the exam.
2014-02-05 01:48:54 PM  
2 votes:

Darth_Lukecash: Pocket Ninja: Single mother? She was married, she just hadn't consummated the marriage yet. Which I guess could technically mean that her marriage wasn't official, making her "unwed," but that's a pretty fine hair to split. One could say that her husband was a cuckold, I suppose, but since she didn't technically have sex to conceive her child, that, too, is a difficult distinction to apply. The easiest accusation would be to say that her child is a bastard, but if it's the potential bastard status that makes this teacher unemployable, one would think the school would have to wait for her to have the child first. At least, if they wanted to be completely within the rules. Rules seem to be pretty important here, so I'd think they'd want that.

Of course, even the bastard issue is trumped by the virginity. So if this teacher wanted to keep her job, she could conceivably submit to a virginity exam, perhaps administered by the school headmaster. Virginity is important to them, so I'd imagine he's trained in the administration of said exam. If she proves to be a virgin, she should be allowed to keep her job. And I'd think that knowing one of their teachers was about to give birth to the second Messiah would be a real perk to the school, something they could use for future fundraisers and enrollment drives. You'd think they'd want to hold onto that.

On that note, there are, out there, speakers who offer their audience the opportunity to become born again virgins. That may have some potential application here as well, if for some reason this young woman couldn't pass the exam.



Mary and Joseph were engaged, not married, when she became pregnant. Joseph ended up marrying her anyway.


He did? lol what a beta
2014-02-05 01:41:22 PM  
2 votes:

nmrsnr: Belias: nmrsnr: Virgin pregnancies are actually possible naturally

What is this I don't even

I guess it depends on what you mean by "virgin", but (to keep it mature and scientific) if a dude blows his wad all over woman's lady bits, his little swimmers can maek babby even if his dongle never touches her vagoo.


And I must thank you for keeping mature and scientific. Oh, and you now owe me a new monitor.
2014-02-05 01:37:26 PM  
2 votes:

Belias: nmrsnr: Virgin pregnancies are actually possible naturally

What is this I don't even


I guess it depends on what you mean by "virgin", but (to keep it mature and scientific) if a dude blows his wad all over woman's lady bits, his little swimmers can maek babby even if his dongle never touches her vagoo.
2014-02-05 01:11:54 PM  
2 votes:
I need pics to know if I should feel sorry for her.


But seriously, it's shiatty thing, but it is a private organization.  She'll just have to go get a better paying public school job.
2014-02-05 01:00:45 PM  
2 votes:
You have to give props to Mary. She stuck to her "But I'm a VIRGIN" story, and 2000 years later, people are still buying it.
2014-02-05 12:52:33 PM  
2 votes:
She should've had an abortion.

Problem averted...
2014-02-05 12:32:49 PM  
2 votes:
Virgin pregnancies are actually possible naturally, in rare circumstance, and with today's fertilization technology, is fairly simple (if somewhat expensive) to accomplish. I say the burden of proof is on the school is to prove she had sex.
2014-02-05 03:53:54 PM  
1 votes:

Magorn: Put on his Extreme Lawyer hat: Unless the school is taking active steps to verify that men are not having sex as well (say 24-hour video surveillance or chastity belts that work like ankle monitors) It seems that this particular morality clause only affects women, and is, therefore a "facially neutral policy with a disparate impact on a protected class", and as such may be grounds for a Title VII -based lawsuit for employment discrimination


Hell, look at an article we had here last year.  Two unmarried teachers at a Catholic school were dating, the woman got pregnant, they moved in together without getting married, and guess which one got fired?
2014-02-05 03:35:40 PM  
1 votes:

DoctorWhat: What do you expect at a school named Butt Central?


Going to Butt Central is exactly what you do if  you don't want to get a chick pregnant
2014-02-05 02:25:40 PM  
1 votes:
Quite the bummer for women that they have a physical characteristic that could expose their pre-marital sexual relations unlike some people of certain other sex.

Wouldn't it be funny if men grew a big-ass farking wart in between their eyes when some broad they farked got pregnant that lasted as long as the pregnancy. LULZ!
2014-02-05 02:16:42 PM  
1 votes:

clear_prop: I went to a Catholic HS. Girls that got pregnant were kicked out. Girls that had an abortion were allowed to stay.


And the guys who knocked all of them up were allowed to stay.
2014-02-05 02:10:41 PM  
1 votes:
meh, she should have agreed to getting farked in the rectory.  cant get pregnant there.
2014-02-05 01:58:10 PM  
1 votes:
She should have just denied being pregnant and just say she was bloated or had started competitive eating as a hobby. They can't prove anything.
2014-02-05 01:49:32 PM  
1 votes:

profplump: Weaver95: But thems the rules if your boss is a religious organization.

Which is a practice we should stop immediately. We'd never tolerate "we don't hire blacks because our boss preaches against blacks" -- why on earth do we tolerate it for this sort of thing?


Can people suddenly "become black" after you hire them?
2014-02-05 01:39:08 PM  
1 votes:

Weaver95: But thems the rules if your boss is a religious organization.


Which is a practice we should stop immediately. We'd never tolerate "we don't hire blacks because our boss preaches against blacks" -- why on earth do we tolerate it for this sort of thing?
2014-02-05 01:35:42 PM  
1 votes:
BUTTE, Mont.

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2014-02-05 01:34:15 PM  
1 votes:

Bit'O'Gristle: rocketpants: Because having an unemployed single mother is what's best for the child.

/Funny you say that...there was a story years ago about a couple that were in "good standing" whatever that means, i guess that means "good mindless sheep" with the church, and they had a little girl.  Anyway, turns out the girl was allergic to whatever the wafer was made of (rice? wheat?) that you have to eat during communion.  She could have a horrible reaction to it, and die.  Anyway, they asked their priest if he could substitute something else, as it was just a symbol of "the body of christ" and not actually crists's flesh, that would be odd, and sick.  Anyway, the priest sent this request all the way up the derp food chain, and the family was told, "NO, we cannot do this".

So, in essence, since she couldn't take communion, she was hell bound  by the churches rules, even though she had done nothing wrong, and was only 5 or so years old.  If i remember right, the Baptists took the family in after the family wised up and told the Catholic Church to stick it up their old tan tailpipe.   You farkers can look up the story if you wish, was a long time ago, but that is what i remember of it.


Your memory called. It's at the soccer field and you forgot to pick it up again,
2014-02-05 01:28:09 PM  
1 votes:
Biggus Dickus is still getting around?  Good for him.
2014-02-05 01:27:52 PM  
1 votes:
img.fark.net

That was a right-pretty speech, sir. But I ask you, what is a contract? Webster's defines it as "an agreement under the law which is unbreakable." Which is unbreakable!
2014-02-05 01:24:51 PM  
1 votes:

Cyberluddite: if porn had existed back then, apparently she and Joseph could've starred in one of those "cuckold" videos.


Joseph was married, hadn't had sex for at least nine months, and was staying in a barn full of sheep. What were you saying about porn videos?
2014-02-05 01:22:36 PM  
1 votes:
She should claim " immaculate conception " and make the church/school prove that to be impossible
2014-02-05 01:18:30 PM  
1 votes:
She should have just molested some kids and simply been reprimanded and moved to a new school.
2014-02-05 01:12:36 PM  
1 votes:
hypocrites

they have all these pictures of some long haired guy wearing a dress.
but the one time you go to church in drag.....
2014-02-05 01:11:52 PM  
1 votes:
Because having an unemployed single mother is what's best for the child.
2014-02-05 12:33:21 PM  
1 votes:

Weaver95: It's rather mean spirited IMHO.


What do you expect.  It's not as if the central focus of their religion is a guy who preached about kindness.
2014-02-05 12:22:35 PM  
1 votes:
I'm pretty sure she wasn't a single mother.  Though if porn had existed back then, apparently she and Joseph could've starred in one of those "cuckold" videos.
2014-02-05 12:20:56 PM  
1 votes:

scottydoesntknow: Weaver95: Well, it is their club house so they get to set the rules. Is it kinda bullshiat? Maybe. But thems the rules if your boss is a religious organization. Firing a pregnant woman isn't a very kind thing to do tho. It's rather mean spirited IMHO.

Yea, but she's a whore, and Jesus didn't hang out with no whores.

Wait, what? He did? Well shiat!


As I said to someone saying "Well she signed a contract, so ..."

because one of the core message of Christianity is that rigid adherence to the letter of any law should always trump compassion or forgiveness
 
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