CASECatholic Charities West Michigan v. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

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Catholic Charities West Michigan, one of the region’s largest social services providers, faces closure of its adoption and foster care ministry if it doesn’t change its policy prioritizing the placement of children in homes with a mother and father. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is illegally targeting the child welfare provider because of its religious beliefs, despite the fact that Catholic Charities has served the region by offering a wide array of services for more than 70 years.
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Catholic nonprofit to court: We can’t abandon beliefs, won’t stop serving children

Religious Freedom

Catholic nonprofit to court: We can’t abandon beliefs, won’t stop serving children

Adoption, foster care provider challenges state agency ultimatum that would harm hundreds of children, families

Aug 20, 2019 Read More

Michigan’s new rule: Catholic organizations must abandon beliefs or stop serving children

Religious Freedom

Michigan’s new rule: Catholic organizations must abandon beliefs or stop serving children

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys asked a state court Thursday to stop Michigan officials from illegally targeting a child welfare provider because of its religious beliefs.

Apr 26, 2019 Read More
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Complaint Apr 25 2019

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