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10/11/11  9:28 pm
Commenter: Jo Anne & Eugene Lewandowski

Preserve Religious Freedom

On April 20, the State Board of Social Services correctly upheld the fundamental right of faith-based agencies to continue their great work without governmental intrusion into the practice of their faith.  Under federal and state law, faith-based agencies have a right to make decisions that are consistent with their religious beliefs.  Many birthparents and prospective adoptive parents have a right to work with agencies that share their values about marriage and family life.  Religious liberty is foundational to our Commonwealth and our country.

Please allow faith-based agencies to continue the extraordinary work they are doing in our communities.

Thank you.


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