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 & the National Women’s Law Center file suit to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans.

Abortion bans violate the separation of church and state. Americans United and the National Women’s Law Center—the leading experts in religious freedom and gender justice—have joined forces with thirteen clergy from six faith traditions to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans as unconstitutionally imposing one narrow religious doctrine on everyone.


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