First Amendment | Faced with accusations of anti-gay bias, state lawmakers are waffling on protections for faith-based foster and adoption agencies
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 5/01/18, 02:23 pm
Three state legislatures face looming deadlines for bills that would provide legal protection for religious foster and adoption care agencies in their respective states. But the bills have weathered virulent opposition from LGBT lobby groups, and supporters fear lawmakers will buckle under accusations of “discrimination,” leaving agencies exposed to legal challenges that could put them out of business.