Oklahoma Passes Law Protecting Christian Adoption Agencies from Discrimination

In many states, Christian adoption agencies suffer discrimination for insisting on placing children in homes with a mother and a father. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill Friday that will protect private adoption agencies from coercion, discrimination, or punishment as they help orphans find homes with a mom and a dad. Bill 1140 provides legal protections to faith-based agencies that will not place children in homes with same-sex couples because of religious or moral convictions. While opposed by the LGBT lobby, many are touting the law as a victory for true diversity and religious freedom, as it offers options to Christian families that had been denied to them previously.
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