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On narrow grounds, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Catholic adoption agency's right tt refuse to place children with same-sex couples.
Bethany Christian Services' decision reflects polling showing Christians are more flexible about placing children in same-sex homes.
Poll drops just as Supreme Court is about to hear oral arguments in case involving religiously-based refusals
Government argues that Philadelphia's decision to cut ties with Catholic Social Services was religious discrimination
Government argued it isn't responsible for Miracle Hill's refusal to work with same-sex couples and others
Court will decide whether child placement agencies that discriminate based on religion are entitled to taxpayer funds
Critics warn of longer waiting times for children seeking permanent placements and a possible economic backlash to the bill
Bill shrinks pool of available foster and adoptive parents in the name of protecting religious beliefs
Alphonso David says recent executive actions are trying to "erase" LGBTQ people and attack "the core of our identity"
Rule allows child placement agencies to receive taxpayer money while discriminating against prospective parents
A federal judge in Michigan has ruled that a Catholic adoption agency can refuse to place children with same-sex couples due to its religious beliefs,...
Lawmakers table an anti-trans student restroom bill and an anti-gay adoption bill that were part of the "Slate of Hate"
Bills would allow anti-LGBTQ discrimination by businesses, adoption agencies, and school districts
Court finds city's nondiscrimination policy did not violate a Catholic foster care agency's religious freedom
Waiver would allow agencies to discriminate against prospective foster parents based on a number of characteristics