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Diocesan official: Planned Parenthood employee cannot work for Catholic school

February 20, 2014

A Catholic high school in Montana is not renewing the contract of a coach who works for Planned Parenthood, the Associated Press reported.

“Certainly being employed by Planned Parenthood, an organization that by its nature violates Catholic moral teaching by providing abortions, is not being a good role model to the children attending Catholic schools,” said Patrick Haggerty, superintendent of schools of the Diocese of Great Falls - Billings.

“I absolutely love the work. I have amazing coworkers,” Tarn Duff, the coach, said of her work at Planned Parenthood. “I believe everyone has a choice to decide what they’re going to do with their body. Planned Parenthood advocates for equal rights.”


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  • Posted by: Jim.K - Feb. 20, 2014 11:24 PM ET USA

    Everyone except the BABY!

  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Feb. 20, 2014 7:36 PM ET USA

    PP advocates for equal rights only for those who have survived the first nine months of life. Before that they are fair game for their monstrous appetite for death and money.