Michigan Senate gives blessing to religious objection LGBT adoption bills

LANSING, MI — Private faith-based adoption agencies that receive state funding but choose to deny service to gay parents on religious grounds have won the blessing of Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature.

The state Senate, in an unexpected and unannounced move, took up religious objection adoption legislation on Wednesday, approving the three-bill package in a series of 26-12 votes.

One Republican, Sen. Tory Rocca of Sterling Heights, joined all 11 Democrats in opposition.  Read More