faith-based adoption. Gov. Kay Ivey

Ivey Signs Bill Letting Adoption Groups Turn Away Gays

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed legislation protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households because of their religious beliefs. The legislation prohibits Alabama from refusing to license faith-based adoption groups that refuse placements because of their religious beliefs. Ivey said Wednesday that she signed the bill because it protects the “ability of…