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United Methodists Use Anti-LGBTQ Law to Stop Jewish Couple Adopting

Here we go again with taxpayer-funded bigotry

Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram, a Jewish couple denied adoption services in Tennessee. Photo courtesy of the Rutan-Rams via the Los Angeles Blade.

A Christian adoption agency that’s part of a progressive denomination just used a Tennessee law to stop a Jewish couple from adopting a child, who now languishes in state care. The same agency had already used the law for its intended purpose — to refuse to work with




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James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

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