Husband-And-Wife Teachers Say They Were Fired For Being Jehovah's Witnesses

Jehovah's Witness fired teachers
Jehovah's Witness fired teachers



Religion is as central to the lives of many workers as work itself.

So elementary school teachers Kristine and Gerardo Rosales notified their principal Holly Bell at the Orange River Elementary in Fort Myers, Fla., that they couldn't attend a mandatory school event celebrating Christmas back in 2010. Their reason? Being Jehovah's Witnesses prohibits the married couple from marking the holiday.