A California computer worker was denied a job in a pharmaceutical factory because he refused to take a required mumps shot. He refused because the vaccine included material from chicken embryos, which went against his vegan beliefs that prohibit eating, wearing or using any animal products. He sued, claiming religious discrimination. But a district court and state appeals court agreed that his claim was cracked, ruling that veganism is not a religious creed within the meaning of state law. (Friedman v. Southern Cal. Permanente Med. Group, No. B150017, Cal. Ct. App., 2002
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