Faith-Based Agencies Are Using Taxpayer Dollars To Reject Qualified, Loving People Who Want To Be Foster Parents. Americans United Is Working To Stop It.

Liz Hayes

Kelly Easter grew increasingly concerned last year as she watched news coverage of vulnerable refugee children fleeing violence, natural disasters and poverty in Central America and arriving without parents or guardians at the United States’ southern border.

Although the start of the COVID-19 pandemic significantly reduced global migration for several months in the spring and early summer of 2020, the number of people trying to enter the U.S. was rising again by August 2020. And those numbers skyrocketed to record levels in 2021.

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AU calls out leaked supreme court opinion overturning abortion rights as a religious extremist assault on our democracy

"The end of Roe is just the beginning. Next on the hit list are a broad array of protections for personal liberty."—Rachel Laser, AU's CEO and President

Read our statement here