Lesbian Couple Sues Trump Administration and South Carolina over Foster Care Rejection

A Greenville, SC couple is suing both the state and the Trump Administration after a Christian foster care agency rejected their application to become foster parents. Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch, who have been married for three years and have two children of their own, applied to become foster parents through Miracle Hill Ministries, but the agency turned down their application because they feel “a religious obligation to partner with foster parents who share our beliefs and who are active in a Christian church.”

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to School’s Transgender Bathroom Policy

The Supreme Court decided not to hear a case involving a challenge to a Pennsylvania School’s District’s policy of allowing students to use the restroom which matches their gender identity rather than their biological sex. Their refusal to hear the case upholds to lower court rulings which favored the school district.