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ACLU Challenges Discriminatory Practices in Michigan’s Foster Care System

ACLU Challenges Discriminatory Practices in Michigan’s Foster Care System

2017-09-20 00:00:00

The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Michigan today filed a lawsuit in district court challenging Michigan’s practice of permitting state-contracted child placement agencies to reject qualified same-sex couples based on the agencies’ religious beliefs.

Dumont v. Lyon: Standing Up for Children in Foster Care in Michigan

Dumont v. Lyon: Standing Up for Children in Foster Care in Michigan

2017-09-19 00:00:00

Attorneys for the ACLU of Michigan filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court today to challenge the state’s practice of permitting state-funded child placement agencies to use religious criteria to turn away lesbian and gay prospective foster and adoptive parents. The legislature passed a law in 2015 with the purpose of codifying that practice.

September 19, 2017 Foster Care, LGBT, LGBT Rights, Family
Attorneys for the ACLU of Michigan filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court today to challenge the state’s practice of permitting state-funded child placement...
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The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Michigan today filed a lawsuit in district court challenging Michigan’s practice of permitting state-contracted...
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