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Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

Here’s a quick test for determining whether a new judicial decision involves a hot-button culture war issue: Is the list of participating amici 10 or more pages? Relatedly, Third Circuit: A Catholic charity that has provided services to the city of Philadelphia for a century, but whose religious beliefs preclude it from certifying same-sex couples as foster parents, is not entitled to a preliminary injunction that would require the city to renew its contract with the charity. (Also the Third Circuit: You guys have helped a lot of kids together over the past 100 years, so it would be fantastic if you could work this out.)


Tags: 2019, Preliminary Injunction, Religious Liberty, Third Circuit

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