11 March 2009
FAITH-BASED INITIATIVES - SHOULD THEY BE ILLEGAL?
Today, Wednesday March 11th, Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union will urge federal appeals court to uphold the right of taxpayers to challenge public funding of a Baptist childcare agency that proselytizes children and discriminates against employees who do not hold the belief that homosexuality is sinful.
The suit claims that Kentucky Baptist Homes has no right to accept state and federal funding while imposing religious dogma on children and employees.
George W. Bush supported such government programs. President Obama has been criticised for failing to revise Bush’s program to include civil rights safegaurds.
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