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Father, we thank You for giving New Hope Family Services this victory. Continue to preserve the religious freedoms of organizations like it, Lord.

New Hope Family Services, based in New York, recently won a lawsuit, keeping the agency from having to allow singles and same-sex couples to adopt.

From The Daily Wire. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a New York-based Christian family services agency won’t have to provide adoption services to unmarried or same-sex couples.

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New Hope Family Services — a 60-year-old nonprofit adoption and temporary-foster-placement agency and pregnancy resource center in Syracuse — filed a federal lawsuit against the New York State Office of Children and Family Services in 2018 after officials told the faith-based agency to revise its “discriminatory and impermissible” policy or shut down the adoption program.

U.S. District Court Judge Mae A. D’Agostino in Albany wrote that New Hope succeeded on the merits of its First Amendment claim against the state.

New Hope Family Services Executive Director Kathy Jerman said every child deserves a home with a “loving mother and father who are committed to each other.”

“It’s regrettable that New York ever threatened to shut down our adoption services, through which we have placed more than 1,000 children with adoptive families since we began as an adoption agency in 1965,” Jerman said. “We live in a diverse state, and we need more adoption providers, not fewer.” …

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(Excerpt from The Daily Wire. Photo Credit: Jessica Rockowitz on Unsplash)

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Shara
September 10, 2022

Awesome! Thank You, Jesus! Great job, New Hope Family Services for fighting back!!

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Merle
September 10, 2022

Thank you Lord! Please continue to be with our Families, and our precious children! Keep them in your loving arms with loving families that are willing to bring them in and care for them as their own, with moms and dads!!

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Herb Johnston
September 9, 2022

Lord, I thank you that a remnant of Consciousness seems to be still present in the institutions in our land-, thank you Lord for patiently drawing us to you, and for causing those who are in authority in the court system in New York to have mercy and allow your goodness to be manifest in the families considered in this case-,..that children would have normal families and loving parents and it would be a precedent in years to come-, Lord, that it would stand the test of time and your goodness will prevail-, Lord.. thank you Lord Jesus Mighty name, amen

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Alma
September 9, 2022

Father,
Bless this ministry and all the families that will benefit from these services. We ask your great favor on these children. Bless them with godly parents and with a great hope and future.

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Susan CC
September 9, 2022

Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for this victory for New Hope Family Services. I continue to pray for Your favor on this and all agencies working to unite children with loving parents. Would you change the evil narrative this nation has accepted Lord? I pray abortion is soundly rejected and adoption embraced. I pray this for Your Glory and the good of all. I am praying in the Name of Your Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ. Amen

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Darlene Estlow
September 9, 2022

Thank you, Father, for this victory. Bless this organization. Bless the people who adopt through them. May there be many babies in our country and many to be adopted through this agency!

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