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Kentucky reaches settlement over placement of foster kids

Sep. 13, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials have reached an agreement over how the state will oversee treatment of foster children placed with private agencies. The settlement came from a two decades-old federal lawsuit alleging religious coercion of children and...

Kentucky contracts with Baptist-affiliated children's agency

Jul. 15, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reached a contract deal Thursday to continue placing youngsters with a Baptist-affiliated children’s agency, coming after the Democratic governor's administration removed LGBTQ anti-discrimination language that the agency steadfastly refused to sign. ...

Nebraska judge who nixed same-sex adoption target of filing

Jul. 13, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former state Rep. Ernie Chambers is known for seeking the censure of Nebraska judges he believes have acted outside the bounds of fairness. Now, Chambers is targeting a judge in the state’s northeastern corner who saw the Nebraska Supreme Court overturn his denial of...

Hungary issues fine over book featuring 'rainbow families'

Jul. 07, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian authorities have fined the distributor of a children's book that features families headed by same-sex parents, relying on a law prohibiting unfair commercial practices and fueling a debate over recent government steps seen as limiting the rights of LGBT...

Kentucky’s contract with children’s agency remains in limbo

Jul. 01, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's contract renewal with a Baptist-affiliated children’s agency remains in limbo, but the state is continuing to place youngsters in its care, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday. The monthslong dispute revolved around a clause in a new...