In recent years, a growing number of states have passed laws that give child welfare agencies a #LicenseToDiscriminate against LGBT people, single-parents, people with disabilities, and others who do not match the agency's religious preferences.
This is just one example of how religious beliefs are being used to turn people away from the child welfare system, health care, and businesses open to the public. broadly.vice.com/en_us/topic/es…
Reporting live from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announcing a new division to uphold so-called conscience protections at the expense of reproductive and LGBTQ health care. #LicensetoDiscriminate@Rewire_News
The division will enforce a new HHS rule, coming soon, reportedly giving an out to doctors, clinicians, etc. who don't want to treat LGBTQ patients or provide reproductive health care (abortion, yes, but also birth control and potentially much more). #LicensetoDiscriminate