Michigan to Pay $550,000 to Settle Catholic Adoption Agency Lawsuit After Supreme Court Ruling

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(Worthy News) – One of the oldest Catholic adoption and foster care agencies in Michigan settled its almost three-year legal battle against the state this week, allowing the agency to obey its religious beliefs against placing children in single-parent or LGBT homes.

The Detroit News reports the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services settled the lawsuit on Tuesday with Lansing-based St. Vincent Catholic Charities. The charity had sued in 2019 after the state announced it would stop working with agencies that don’t work with same-sex couples, unmarried couples, or LGBTQ individuals.

In addition, the state will not take action against St. Vincent’s child-placement license. The department also will pay the agency $550,000 in attorney fees and court costs, according to the newspaper. [ Source: CBN News (Read More…) ]

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