Interfaith Coalition Formed to Oppose Discrimination by Religious Child Welfare Providers
The nonprofit litigation firm Children’s Rights has announced the creation of an Interfaith Coalition for Children’s Rights, which will be focused on fighting federal and state governmental efforts to permit discrimination on the part of faith-based child welfare providers.
Hard to Argue a Need for Faith-Based Protection Bill in Arkansas
A central argument used by proponents of faith-based child welfare protection bills, which allow religious providers to selectively serve some foster and adoptive parents and not others, is its impact on supply.
Texas Law Prioritizes Child Welfare Providers Over Children
Last month, Texas state lawmakers passed House Bill 3859, which will give child welfare agencies, including those that receive government funds, protections from legal challenge if they assert their “sincerely held religious beliefs.”
Faith Groups Must Improve Recruitment Game to Compete with Gangs
by Reverend Romal Tune As I work with churches and communities groups developing strategies to reach “at-risk” youth two things are very clear. First, what was once considered a problem amongst inner city youth of color has now become a problem affecting suburban middle class families.