Benitez's Return to Order to Show Cause Regarding Petition for Writ of Mandate and/or Prohibition or Other Appropriate Relief

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Filed in the California Court of Appeal

Case: Benitez v. North Coast Women's Care Medical Group

Friday, February 25, 2005
| California Court of Appeals
Related Issues: Religious Exemptions

This brief responds to North Coast Women's Care Medical Group's petition to the court to throw out a previous ruling in favor of a woman discriminated against because of her sexual orientation. Despite the defendant's claims to the contrary, individuals whose actions are motivated by religious prejudice are subject to the same generally applicable laws as people motivated by secular beliefs.