An issue from Illinois was raised on the Morning Show today involving the Catholic Church and the state of Illinois. A caller claimed the church's religious rights were being infringed when the state demanded it not discriminate against same-sex couples as it served as an avenue for adoption of neglected children. This service was provided via a $30-million contract the church had with the state. While the church's work is laudible, it was right to step away from that work when leaders decided they couldn't conduct it in a non-discriminatory way.
Discriminate all you want in your private religious affairs, but follow the letter of the law if you want to do the state's work and take taxpayer dollars for it.