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A newly proposed regulation by the Trump-administration at the end of the Obama-era policy restricting Federal funds to flow to some of the faith-based adoption organizations.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a new rule on Friday that would allow faith-foster care and adoption-receiving agencies continue to be Federal money, even if they turn away same-sex couples on the basis of the agencies ‘ religious beliefs.
The new rule would include the roll-back regulations put in force under Ex-President Barack Obama, that sexual orientation as a protected characteristic under anti-discrimination protection. Under the current law, religious groups must request a waiver in order to apply grant for a HHS.
The Trump administration argues that the new rule is necessary to help to support the efforts of religious suppliers who are willing to, disadvantaged communities. It would apply to a wide range of organisations, with the support of the Federal government, such as those who receive to help Federal funds to homeless or to prevent the HIV infection.
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The Family Research Council, a conservative advocacy group, said aid agencies would no longer have to choose between “renunciation of their faith or the renunciation of homeless children.”
“Thanks to President Trump, charity organizations, and concern for needy children and work according to their religious beliefs and the reality that children said it best in a home with a married mother and father,” Family Research Council President Tony Perkins.
The proposed subsidy regulation-goals of the current Obama-rule, that there could be “the effectiveness of programs funded by Federal grants through the reduction in the number of units that are available, services under these programs.”
But LGBT groups said the administration of the plan to a reduction in the pool of qualified parents who want to adopt or foster a child. You said that almost 123,000 care children wait to be adopted, and the rule would be even less families”.Religious freedom is not to discriminate against a license,” the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) wrote on Twitter. “The needs of the children in our care system must come first.”
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“Worse still, It affects hundreds of billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money, and the recipient of a wide range of services, including persons homelessness, the added in programmes for the prevention of HIV and children and families involved in the foster care system,” the ACLU experience.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the Trump management of overtime put in order “to implement cruel and discriminatory policy, and the waste of taxpayers’ money in his obsessive pursuit.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.