CCA Opposes South Carolina Request to Discriminate on Basis of Religion

Children's Rights
October 24, 2018

… “We write in opposition to South Carolina Governor McMaster’s requested waiver from the Department of Health and Human Services to allow federally-funded foster care providers within the State to deny applications of prospective Jewish and other foster and adoptive parents on the basis of religious belief. We urge you to reject the waiver as illegal on constitutional and statutory grounds, and because it would hurt thousands of needy children in our communities…”

Read October 24 letter to HHS from 21 nationwide children’s rights organizations, including the Center for Children’s Advocacy.

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