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Trump Administration Moves to Protect Faith-Based Foster Care Agencies that Don’t Serve LGBT Couples

posted on January 24, 2019

Deseret News’s Kelsey Dallas reports, “The Trump administration on Wednesday made a decision in support of a faith-based foster care agency in South Carolina, announcing that religious organizations are protected by federal religious freedom law and can receive government money even when they won’t serve LGBT or non-Christian couples.” The administration’s decision means that Miracle Hill Ministries based in Greenville can keep operating in accordance with its religious beliefs. The deputy director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s LGBT and HIV Project said, “Prospective foster and adoptive parents should be judged only on their capacity to provide love and support to a child — not their faith.”

Read at Deseret News