A new House bill is directed against “homophobes” running adoption agencies. Just in case you’re not sure -homophobes means Catholics.

The House bill introduced by Democrat Pete Stark would prohibit “discrimination in adoption or foster care placements” based on sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.

Remember CMR’s rule -the bigger government gets, the smaller churches get.

EWTN reports:

A proposal in Congress would ban Catholic adoption agencies and undercut the needs of children by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of marital status or sexual orientation, two legislative experts say.

“This legislation would prohibit adoption agencies and foster care agencies, including religious adoption agencies and foster care agencies, from providing services in many cases,” warned Lori Windham, Senior Counsel with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. “They would have to choose between following their religious beliefs and shutting down.”

Really what they’re saying is that Catholics can keep on running adoption agencies if they just stop being so…Catholic.

Read more at EWTN.