Well, at least we can take comfort in the fact that Illinois is an exception to THIS RULE:


Last week, Carie Charlesworth [not the woman in the generic photo above], a teacher in California and a victim of domestic violence, was fired from her job because her abusive husband invaded the school parking lot and put the school on lockdown. While her abuser was sent to prison, she was also punished for his crime by losing her employment.


The school’s action -– firing her because she is a victim of domestic abuse –- is sadly legal in most states. ...

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Well, at least we can take comfort in the fact that Illinois is an exception to THIS RULE:

Last week, Carie Charlesworth [not the woman in the generic photo above], a teacher in California and a victim of domestic violence, was fired from her job because her abusive husband invaded the school parking lot and put the school on lockdown. While her abuser was sent to prison, she was also punished for his crime by losing her employment.

The school’s action -– firing her because she is a victim of domestic abuse –- is sadly legal in most states. ...

Read more