Ten African-American employees of the Christian Coalition (their tasks mainly include remittance and data entry work) have filed suit against the organization, charging that the office prohibits them from using the front door and from eating with white employees. They also say they were excluded from two dinners and a prayer breakfast the organization sponsored, and that they were denied health insurance that white employees receive. "Christian Coalition has not been served with any legal document, so I cannot comment on the details of this accusation," executive director Roberta Combs told The Washington Post. "But let me categorically state that Christian Coalition vehemently denies any accusation of discrimination of any kind. This pro-family organization, one of the most effective in the nation, is committed to fighting religious bigotry and defending expressions of faith in the public square, and we view any act of discrimination as morally reprehensible."
Lots more tomorrow, including Moscow's Jehovah's Witnesses verdict, the "amnesiac" pastor being kicked out of his Dallas pastorate, and religion returning to the Supreme Court.
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