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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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

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