Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
 
Board
State Board of Social Services
 
chapter
Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
Action Adopt new standards for licensed private child-placing agencies.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 4/1/2011
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4/1/11  10:59 pm
Commenter: Susannah Cox

Clear Violation of Religious Liberty
 

These proposed changes will force Christian-faith-based agencies to violate conscience or close doors, limiting options for thousands of families and children.  This runs directly counter to the liberties explicitly delineated in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  It is in essence a regulation of thought and belief.  They should not be adopted.

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