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Supreme Court Says Philadelphia Violated Catholic Child Welfare Group’s First Amendment Rights
The unanimous decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia found that by requiring Catholic Social Services to approve the homes of same-sex couples, it had violated the faith-based organization’s rights.
Southwest: Supreme Court Won’t Question Constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act
The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition filed by the Goldwater Institute of Arizona to examine the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Passed in 1978, ICWA provides guidelines for the placement of Native American children in foster and adoptive homes and created some rights for tribes and families during the legal process.