BLOGNews You Should Know: This California Foster Care Bill Harms Children, Plus More

By Michael Farris, Jr. Posted on: | November 02, 2018

A California law authorizes foster children to obtain dangerous medical treatment when they are confused about their sex. One noted family physician writes why this is a bad idea. Also, a vindicated fire chief hopes his trial will benefit all Americans, plus new federal guidelines might protect private Christian schools. All this and more from the Alliance Alert Team.


ADF in the News

National Review: The First Responder and the First Amendment

Former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran writes about being fired for expressing his belief that marriage is between one man and one woman, which led to a lawsuit that was recently resolved in his favor. He hopes that his trial will not only reinforce his First Amendment freedoms, but also the freedom guaranteed to all Americans.


Religious Freedom

WORLD: Overcoming Title IX exemption shame

The Trump Administration is taking steps to restore the established definition of “sex” under Title IX, which the previous administration changed during its last two years in office. Private Christian schools trying to teach students in accordance with their faith welcomed the move, as returning to the proper definition of sex likely means the schools will no longer be forced to apply for exemptions in order to hold the line on biblical definitions of sexuality.


Marriage and the Family

Public Discourse: Transing California Foster Children & Why Doctors Like Us Opposed It

A recently signed California law authorizes foster children to obtain dangerous medical treatment when they are confused about their sex. Andre Van Mol, a noted family physician, opposed the bill as it made its way through the California General Assembly. Writing at Public Discourse, Dr. Van Mol warns of the great risks to children created by the law.


Sanctity of Life

The Daily Signal: March for Life Theme in 2019 Is ‘Pro-Life Is Pro-Science’

Organizers of the largest pro-life event in the world have announced that the theme for the March for Life this year will be "Pro-Life is Pro-Science." March for Life's president Jeanne Mancini says that scientific understanding and advancement continues to prove that life begins at conception.


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Michael Farris, Jr.

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Michael Farris, Jr., serves as Legal Content Manager for Alliance Defending Freedom and is a Virginia-born Idaho convert.

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