Fired For Premarital Sex?

Teri James filed a lawsuit after being fired.
Teri James filed a lawsuit after being fired.

Religious and reproductive rights have been going head to head in recent months, and a 29-year-old San Diego woman is the latest to land in the crossfire. Teri James claims that her former employer, a Christian college, fired her for getting pregnant outside of marriage, in violation of church values. And now she's suing, with celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred by her side.

James worked as a financial aid specialist at San Diego Christian College for two years, reports The college claims that James, like all employees, signed a pledge when she was hired to live consistently with Christian values, and refrain from behaviors like lying, adultery, pornography, homosexuality and premarital sex.