Texas Adoption Agencies Could Ban Jews, Gays, Muslims Under House Bill


Texas Adoption Agencies Could Ban Jews, Gays, Muslims Under House Bill

 

AUSTIN — Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples, under a proposal in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Five other states have passed similar laws protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households on religious grounds — but Texas’ rule would extend to state-funded agencies. Only South Dakota’s is similarly sweepingly.

The bill is scheduled to be debated Tuesday morning in the state House.

Republican sponsors of Texas’ bill say it is designed to support the religious freedom of adoption agencies and foster care providers. Many of the agencies are private and faith-based but receive state funds.  To

AUSTIN — Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples, under a proposal in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Five other states have passed similar laws protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households on religious grounds — but Texas’ rule would extend to state-funded agencies. Only South Dakota’s is similarly sweepingly.

The bill is scheduled to be debated Tuesday morning in the state House.

Republican sponsors of Texas’ bill say it is designed to support the religious freedom of adoption agencies and foster care providers. Many of the agencies are private and faith-based but receive state funds. To Read Full Article Click Here⬅

Catholic Bishops Claim Laws Allowing Gay Adoption Violate Religious Liberty

The Catholic Church has basically taken itself out of the adoption and foster care business in Illinois rather than comply with new rules that require adoption agencies to treat gay couples equally when making placement decisions…

Source: Catholic Bishops Claim Laws Allowing Gay Adoption Violate Religious Liberty.

 

 

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One Response to Texas Adoption Agencies Could Ban Jews, Gays, Muslims Under House Bill

  1. towardchange says:

    Texas Takes Steps to Protect Religious Convictions of #Adoption, Foster Care Providers http://dailysign.al/2q7S18c via @LRacheldG @DailySignal

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