Catholic adoption

Catholic Foster Care Wins Unanimously on Religious Liberty

The Supreme Court rejects intolerance, but leaves questions unanswered. By Dan McLaughlin, National Review June 17, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court broke the logjam of big cases this morning, and the best news was a unanimous ruling in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia in favor of the... read more

Toyota’s Super Bowl ad celebrates adopted double amputee, features no cars

‘Her life — it won’t be easy,’ the adoption agency cautioned. Jessica Long’s mother replied, ‘It may not be easy, but it’ll be amazing.’By Michael Haynes, LifeSite News, Fwebruary 9, 2021 Car maker Toyota’s Super Bowl ad featured the double amputee and Paralympic champion... read more

Virginia House advances bill repealing protections for faith-based adoption agencies

Richmond, Va., February 6, 2021 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Virginia House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to remove conscience protections for child-placing agencies, prompting worry that the state’s Catholic adoption and foster care agencies could be forced to shut down because of... read more

HHS issues final rule protecting faith-based adoption agencies

By Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency, January 8, 2021 The Trump administration finalized a rule this week allowing faith-based adoption agencies to receive federal funding regardless of their views on same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, the old rule “discriminated against faith-based providers... read more

Biden’s OMB Nominee Heads Think Tank with History of Anti-Religious Freedom Advocacy

Neera Tanden was a strong backer of federally mandated contraception coverage, seeing it as a way to advance her vision of reproductive health, to overcome pro-abortion rights defeats, and to marginalize critics of abortion. Neera Tanden, Joe Biden's nominee for director of the Office of... read more
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Trump eases rules for religious social service providers

By Collin Binkley, Crux, December 15, 2020 The Trump administration on Monday moved to loosen Obama-era restrictions on religious organizations that receive federal money to provide social services. In new rules coordinated across nine federal agencies, the administration said it was... read more
A man prays in front of the Notre Dame church in Nice, France,

Can We Please Get Serious about Protecting Religious Freedom?

By Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, November 2, 2020 The attack on a church in France and the foster-care case at the Supreme Court on Wednesday are rallying cries. ‘Blessed is the Righteous Judge.” Someone had painted an icon on the side of a building in lower Manhattan. It wasn’t... read more