Posts tagged ‘Illinois’

June 8, 2011

Catholic Charities Asserts Right to Discriminate

by Accidental Bear

Would it be childish to say, “Go to hell Catholic Charities?”

By Andrew Harmon

CATHOLIC X390 (PHOTOS.COM) | ADVOCATE.COM

As one Catholic Charities official sees it, it’s simply a matter of protecting child welfare.

In what may be an unprecedented lawsuit, three Illinois Catholic Charities agencies are demanding that they be exempted under state law from licensing unmarried couples. And same-sex couples who may have recently entered into civil unions are, by all accounts, their greatest sticking point. MORE

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