On Wednesday, November 3, 2020, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia.
This case could allow private agencies that receive taxpayer-funding to provide government services — such as foster care providers, food banks, homeless shelters, and more — to deny services to people who are LGBTQ, Jewish, Muslim, or Mormon—or who otherwise affront an organization’s “deeply held religious beliefs.”
In response, The National LGBTQ Task Force gathered a panel of faith leaders that same afternoon to analyze the faith implications of the arguments made: What was said? What was missing? What can we, as progressive people of faith, do next?
Marianne Duddy-Burke, Executive Director of DignityUSA
Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow, Detroit-based Pastor and Executive Director of the Umoja Project and leader of Inclusive Justice
Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart, Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs Director for the City of Philadelphia.