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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 06:26 PM

 

Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic charity that wouldn't allow same-sex foster parents (NBC)

Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic charity that wouldn't allow same-sex foster parents

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the city of Philadelphia went too far in imposing its anti-discrimination law on a Roman Catholic charity, Catholic Social Services, that refused to consider same-sex parents eligible to adopt foster children.

The case required the justices to decide whether the Constitution allows a religious freedom exception to anti-discrimination laws. It was the first of this term's major legal disputes to be heard with Justice Amy Coney Barrett, an appointee of President Donald Trump, on the court.

The court's ruling was unanimous, but it was narrowly confined to the facts of this case and is therefore unlikely to have a nationwide impact.

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I first saw this story on a right wing site (I am a glutton for punishment when it comes to knowing the enemy) and googled for a mainstream source.

Needless to say the right wingers are hailing this as a big victory.

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Passenger Jun 2021 OP
jimfields33 Jun 2021 #1
shenmue Jun 2021 #2
secondwind Jun 2021 #3
Ka-Dinh Oy Jun 2021 #4

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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 07:08 PM

1. 9-0.

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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 07:09 PM

2. What the fuck

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Fri Jun 18, 2021, 12:33 AM

4. Think of all the children who are going to suffer from not getting the best foster care possible.

All because some assholes want to force their stinking religion on others.

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