PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A bill making its way through the South Dakota Legislature would protect faith-based foster care and adoption agencies that deny a child’s placement with same-sex couples and single people.
The agencies could still benefit from state funds and contracts without fear of retribution from government officials.
The Argus Leader (http://argusne.ws/2kKvL1D ) says the bill’s sponsors say the legislation is needed to protect the agencies’ religious freedom. Opponents say it discriminates…
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