Texas Claims Foster Child Care Abuses Were ‘Cherry-Picked’

The Fifth Circuit on Thursday heard Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office defend his state’s foster child care system by saying that attorneys for the class of 12,000 foster kids “cherry-picked” a dozen tragic cases of foster care abuse, rather than using a random sample.

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S.D. Grants ‘Protection’ to Religious Adoption Agencies

South Dakota has become the first state since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015 to pass a law offering “protection” to religious-based child-placement services that would allow them to turn away adoptive and foster families that do not share the agencies’ beliefs.

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