A school bus driver fired after refusing to be fingerprinted for a background check because she believed it would mean she was accepting the “mark of the devil” can sue her employer for religious discrimination, a federal judge has ruled.
U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson of the Western District of Pennsylvania denied Altoona Student Transportation’s request to toss Bonnie F. Kaite’s civil rights case. Citing the Book of Revelation in the Bible, Kaite, who worked at the company from 2001 until 2015, refused the background check on grounds that accepting the mark of the devil would deny her entry into heaven.
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