Hate group wants adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples


A Christian adoption agency is suing the state of New York for the right to discriminate against same-sex couples. New Hope Family Services, based in Syracuse, claims the state Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) was infringing on its religious freedom by requiring it to serve all families equally. The complaint asks a judge to enjoin OCFS’s nondiscrimination policy and declare it unconstitutional.

State officials have made clear that regulations prohibit adoption agencies from considering the marital status of applicants or discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

via Think Progress