May is Foster Care Month: LGBTQ couples & children face challenges

May is Foster Care Month and the LGBTQ community has a reason to be fearful but also a reason to be hopeful.

The reason to be fearful is a case before the U.S. Supreme Court which could limit the options of same-sex couples and queer adoptees in favor of religious freedoms. A decision may come as soon as June or be announced before the high court resumes its work Oct. 1.

The case is Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, and it centers on Catholic Social Services (CSS), a child welfare agency suing the City of Philadelphia to receive taxpayer dollars for its services. 

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