In Adoption Debate, Bishops Choose Partisan Agenda Over Children’s Welfare 

With the blessing of the state’s Catholic bishops, Texas legislators passed a bill that would allow religiously-affiliated social services to deny LGBT people from full participation in adoption and foster care programs. But whose interests are being served by this incoming law?

shutterstock_548148214_810_500_55_s_c1The Freedom to Serve Children Act was passed by both Texas’ House of Representatives and Senate in May. Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign it, reported Crux.  The news story reported that once the bill becomes law, it will have “multiple applications,” including:

“It could allow groups that believe children should be placed only with a married adoptive mother and father to provide foster services without facing lawsuits from same-sex couples.”

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