I’m starting to feel like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day.
A state passes a civil union or gay marriage law and the religious organizations rear their ugly heads instantly. In the latest chapter of religion versus civil unions, the Huffington Post reports that Catholic Charities in Illinois has filed suit to amend the legislation to allow faith-based organizations to “decline an adoption or foster family home application” to a couple in a civil union “if acceptance of that application would constitute a violation of the organization’s sincerely held religious beliefs.”
Read the article here.
The organization ceased adoption & foster care programs in advance of the law going into effect, as a measure of protest.
Organizations that are supposed to foster love should not promote hate. Is it just me?
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