Catholic School Parents Fight Lesbian Teacher’s Firing. Here’s Why That’s Good.

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Geoff Goldswain / Dreamstime.comA Catholic school in Miami fired a first-grade teacher after she married her girlfriend in the Florida Keys, and now parents are furious with the school.

First of all, good for the parents. While the Catholic Church may still formally oppose legal recognition of gay couples, the attitudes of practicing Catholics in America have changed significantly over the past 20 years. According to a Pew poll from last summer, two out of three American Catholics now support same-sex marriage.

A couple of parents expressed their unhappiness with Jocelyn Morffi’s firing to the Miami Herald:

“We were completely outraged, all of the parents,” said Samantha Mills, whose child was in Morffi’s class last year. “This teacher in particular has made such a contribution to the school. She never imposes her personal beliefs on others. She just does everything in love. She has a way of teaching that

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