Backing Bias: The Supreme Court's Ruling In A Philadelphia Foster Care Case Is Disappointing — But It Could Have Been Much Worse

Liz Hayes

Advocates for church-state separation, LGBTQ equality and child welfare geared up for the worst as they awaited the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia.

Fears were high that the court’s new ultra-conservative majority – solidified with the addition of Justice Amy Coney Barrett just days before the case was argued in November – could do extensive damage to our country’s fundamental principles of freedom and equality.

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Americans United Demands Louisiana School District Stop Including Religious Content In School-Sponsored Events

No parent should be tricked into signing a permission slip that results in their child attending a religious event.

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