Michigan has 13,000 children in foster care and has a shortage of adoptive and foster families. Yet a Michigan law allows organizations that contract with the state to provide foster care services to use religion to justify turning away families who want to provide safe, loving homes to these children.
Those living in areas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey are just beginning to rebuild their lives and clean up, and those in the path of Hurricane Irma are just trying to comprehend its devastation.
We’ve watched from afar the devastation and tragedy brought by Hurricane Harvey to the Gulf Coast of Texas. Our hearts are with those who are just beginning the recovery process.