Action Alert

End Religious Exemptions in Adoption and Foster Care! Support the Every Child Deserves a Family Act!

Adoption and foster care programs exist to serve the best interests of vulnerable children, and yet there are 10 states that allow child placement agencies to discriminate. The Every Child Deserves a Family Act (S.1791/H.R. 3114), which was recently reintroduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, would fix…...

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Oppose Unconstitutional Bible Classes in Alabama Public Schools

Last Thursday, the Alabama legislature passed one of the worst “Bible class” bills we’ve ever seen. SB 14 not only allows public school teachers to discuss the Bible as a source of “morals” and “values,” it encourages them to teach “public policy” through a biblical lens. Can you imagine the…...

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North Carolina Residents, End Female Genital Mutilation

The North Carolina Legislature is considering a bill (SB 9) to protect girls and young women in North Carolina from the gruesome and dangerous religious practice known as female genital mutilation (FGM)....

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Protect Children in Pennsylvania from Forced Marriage!

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering HB 360/SB 81, legislation that would prevent forced child marriage by prohibiting marriage of individuals under the age of 18....

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Protect Children in Nevada from Forced Marriage!

The Nevada Assembly is very close to ending forced child marriage by passing AB 139, a law that bans the practice without any exceptions. However, Governor Sisolak just indicated that he wants to add in dangerous religious and parental consent loopholes! Unfortunately, with these loopholes in place, forced child marriage…...

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Puertorriqueños: ¡Actúen ahora para oponerse a excepciones religiosas peligrosas!

Legisladores en Puerto Rico pronto votarán dos proyectos de ley que crean nuevas excepciones religiosas. Primero, PS. 1253 permitirá que las organizaciones religiosas reciban fondos públicos mientras se involucran en proselitismo religioso y discriminan a las personas que no comparten sus creencias....

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Texans, Stop Dangerous New Religious Exemptions

Texas lawmakers are trying to rush through terrible legislation that creates sweeping religious exemptions at every level of the Texas government before the end of session. SB 1978 would prevent the government from taking action against anyone who violates the law based on a religious belief—no matter what that belief…...

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Protect Virginia Children from Dangerous Conversion Therapy

The Virginia Board of Social Work is considering new rules that would prevent social workers from engaging in dangerous and discredited conversion therapy. Unfortunately, however, the Board is facing opposition from the Virginia Catholic Conference and other religious groups....

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