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Thursday, September 06, 2018 11:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Supreme Court rebuffs Catholic agency seeking to reject LGBT couples

August 31, 2018 at 1:41 pm EDT | by Chris Johnson   Reposted from Washington Blade

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take action in a case in which a taxpayer-funded Catholic adoption agency is seeking a First Amendment right to deny child placement to LGBT homes for religious reasons.

In an order handed down Thursday in the case of Fulton v. Philadelphia, the court announced it wouldn’t grant injunctive relief to Catholic Social Services, which is contesting a Philadelphia policy barring anti-LGBT discrimination among adoption agencies.

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