Sadly, a campaign in Oklahoma to prevent anti-LGBTQ discrimination from becoming state law failed. Last week, Governor Mary Fallin signed a piece of legislation that allows private foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place a child in any home that the agencies say violates its “written religious or moral convictions or policies.” The coalition of faith-inspired activists, however, are not giving up in the face of defeat. Rabbi Abby Jacobson, president of Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma, will speak with Welton this week about the lessons they learned and what’s next in the effort to protect the separation of religion and government in her state.

Hear the full May 19, 2018 State of Belief Radio program here.

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