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Catholic preschools sue to get state money while banning kids of same-sex couples

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2023
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The Denver Catholic Archdiocese is suing Colorado’s universal preschool program over the right to exclude LGBTQ+ people since they say it violates their religious beliefs to accept the children of same-sex couples and trans people. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, alleges that the Colorado Department of Early Childhood’s requirement that all preschool providers participating in the state’s new Universal Preschool Program “accept any applicant without regard to a student or family’s religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity” directly conflicts with the Archdiocese’s “religious beliefs and their religious obligations as entities...

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