Miss California Sues, Citing ‘Religious Discrimination’
Carrie Prejean, the Miss California USA contestant who lost the Miss USA crown after saying she was opposed to gay marriage, is filing a lawsuit against the pageant (in California) for “libel, public disclosure of private facts, religious discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent infliction of emotional distress.” From her lawyers:
We will make the case that her title was taken from her solely because of her support of traditional marriage. [Miss California USA official] Keith Lewis has refused to clear her good name or even to admit any wrongdoing. Therefore, Carrie Prejean is left with no alternative but to take her case to court where she expects to be fully vindicated.
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