Waiver would allow agencies to discriminate against prospective foster parents based on a number of characteristics
State's largest LGBTQ organization believes law is unconstitutional, and will be introducing a repeal bill in January
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
Bill sets up "best practices" for ensuring access to care and providing Medicaid coverage for treatments
California lawmakers have passed a historic bill ensuring that transgender youth in foster care will be able to access medical care, including hormones and mental...
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
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...
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...
As other states restrict LGBTQ adoption, Connecticut is taking a bold step in the opposite direction
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...