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Federal Court Allows ACLU Challenge to Discriminatory Adoption Placement Practices to Go Forward

Federal Court Allows ACLU Challenge to Discriminatory Adoption Placement Practices to Go Forward

2018-09-14 00:00:00

A federal judge ruled today that the ACLU’s challenge to Michigan’s practice of allowing discrimination against same-sex couples in the public foster care system can move forward.

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 14, 2018 Foster Care, LGBT Rights, Family
A federal judge ruled today that the ACLU’s challenge to Michigan’s practice of allowing discrimination against same-sex couples in the public foster care...
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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