Directors of Catholic Charities from the suburbs and across the state gathered in Springfield Wednesday to push for legislation that would allow them to continue refusing to place children with gay or lesbian couples.I have no idea why Marriage Equality means Catholic Charities should alter their placement criteria.
Catholic Charities wants to keep referring those and all other non-married couples to state adoption agencies.
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The damage from government intervening in Church business outweighs any gain from civil unions in my book.
Springfield ought get its act together here and clarify this law.
Better yet, the Libertarians get this one right, why don't Illinois counties just get out of the Marriage licensing biz all together. It's beyond them.