The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Philadelphia Catholic foster agency accused of discrimination by the City of Philadelphia.
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Supreme Court Rules Philadelphia’s Treatment of Catholic Foster Agency Violated the First Amendment
Appeals Court Permits Philadelphia to Stop Referring Foster Children to Agencies with Anti-LGBT Policies
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the city was justified in attempting to prevent sexual orientation discrimination by withholding referrals of foster children to agencies that do not work with same-sex parents. It did not find any religious persecution or bias that would make the policy unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
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