De Blasio Administration Slams “Shockingly Biased” Federal Bill on Faith-Based Foster Care and Adoption
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is speaking out against a proposed federal bill that protects faith-based foster care agencies that refuse to place adoptive or foster children with qualified LGBT adults.
House Appropriations Bills Would Permit Discrimination By Faith-Based Child Welfare Providers
Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.), who last month was appointed to help lead Congress’ largest child welfare coalition, successfully introduced a controversial amendment yesterday that would enable faith-based providers to choose what families to serve based on religious beliefs.
GOP Urges Trump to Help Faith-Based Child Welfare Providers Discriminate
Business owners wishing to follow their faith in selecting customers to serve scored at least a temporary victory this week in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the now-famous wedding cake case.
New Bill Calls for Religious Freedom in Foster Care
Two Republican senators on July 30 introduced a bill that would allow faith-based child welfare providers the freedom to discriminate against foster parents based on religious beliefs. The Child Welfare Provider Act 2014 co-sponsored by Sen.