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Gov. Henry McMaster has asked for waiver allowing foster care agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian or LGBTQ couples
A Catholic adoption service is suing the city because it can't discriminate against same-sex couples
Amendment would have allowed agencies to discriminate against prospective parents, especially same-sex couples
Supreme Court refuses to take up Catholic foster care agency's lawsuit against Philadelphia
Senators vow to keep Aderholt Amendment out of final version of government funding bill
Last week, a federal judge ruled that religiously-affiliated child placement agencies do not have a right to refuse to place children with same-sex couples by...
Other Republican-led legislatures have passed similar bills allowing agencies to reject LGBTQ and other prospective parents
South Carolina lawmakers have inserted a little-publicized amendment into an appropriations bill to allow adoption agencies that receive taxpayer money to discriminate against same-sex couples and...
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a motion in federal court asking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Catholic Social Services against the...
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed a “license-to-discriminate” bill into law granting special exemptions to adoption and foster care agencies that refuse to place children...
Oklahoma LGBTQ advocates plan to bring a lawsuit against the state after Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law a bill that allows child placement agencies...
Lawmakers in Kansas and Oklahoma have passed bills that allow adoption and foster care agencies to refuse to place children with “immoral” same-sex couples. In...
The bill would allow adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples
Fate of an amendment to limit the bill's harm could determine future legal action
LGBTQ groups and child welfare organizations are urging lawmakers in Kansas to oppose to a bill that would allow adoption and foster care agencies to...