A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the use of federal funds to support a child placement agency that discriminates on the basis of religion.
In South Carolina, a court’s ruling more effectively bars prayers at graduation ceremonies unless they are entirely student-led and initiated.
A roundup of recent local stories from around the country related to religious liberty: New lawsuits in Texas and South Carolina; a discrimination ordinance gets a controversial change in a Kentucky town; and a Sikh bus driver gets justice after ten years of harassment on the job.
Americans United filed a lawsuit challenging HHS’ policy allowing federally funded child placement agencies to discriminate on the basis of religion.
BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler responded quickly today to denounce an HHS decision issuing a waiver to a federally funded foster care service from requirements not to discriminate on the basis of religion.