HACKENSACK, N.J. – A woman is suing a Roman Catholic school in New Jersey, alleging the school violated the state's discrimination law when she was fired because she's married to a woman.
But an attorney for Paramus Catholic High School on Friday will ask a judge to dismiss Kate Drumgoogle's suit. In court papers, the lawyer argues Drumgoogle was dismissed for failing to abide by the tenets of the faith when she entered into a same-sex marriage and not because of her sexual orientation.
Drumgoogle tells The Record (http://bit.ly/2bNvhGa ) newspaper she was fired as dean of guidance and head coach of the basketball team in January after administrators learned she was married to a woman.
Drumgoogle says other faculty members remain employed even though they don't abide by the church's tenets.
Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.), http://www.northjersey.com