4 reactions to HHS proposed rule protecting faith-based adoption agencies from LGBT grant restrictions

Americans United for Separation of Church & State

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Americans United for Separation of Church & State denounced the proposed HHS rule to accommodate faith-based adoption organizations.

Rachel Laser, president and CEO of Americans United, said in a Nov. 1 statement that the proposed rule is “a new low in the Trump administration’s efforts to license discrimination against religious minorities and LGBTQ people.”

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“The rule would directly and gravely harm some of our nation’s most vulnerable people — children in foster care, senior citizens, and youth experiencing homelessness,” Laser said.

“When it comes to discrimination based on religion, the Trump administration is saying it’s OK to ignore the Constitution. It’s never OK and we will continue to fight to uphold our core American value of religious freedom.”


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