According to the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty's annual Religious Freedom Index, 'respondents overwhelmingly (74%) tended to support parental rights' and 'the Index score rose to 69 — its highest score ever.'
The proposed rule would require foster families to use children’s ‘identified pronouns’ and chosen names and allow them to dress in a way that reflects their ‘self-identified gender identity and expression.’
'In requiring Saint Francis to extinguish its flame, you are trying to extinguish not just a candle, but the First Amendment rights of Saint Francis Health System, as well as vital healthcare for the elderly, poor, and disabled in Oklahoma.'
State and federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act laws do not give a broad liberty for someone to evade all laws simply by claiming it violates their religion, or whatever the Satanic Temple is supposed to be.
‘Today’s ruling protects patients, aligns with current medical research, and ensures doctors aren’t forced to violate their religious beliefs and medical judgment--a victory for common-sense, conscience, and sound medicine,’ said Luke Goodrich, senior counsel for the Becket Fund.