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Churches apply for child safety accreditation

Churches apply for child safety accreditation

The new program checks church procedures annually

Issues over marriage and sexuality continued to divide church and state in 2022

Youth camps may soon need to supply more detailed procedures

Stepfamilies and single-parent households set looser restrictions


Policy changes proposed to bridge financial and training gaps for foster families

“Standards of care” include acceptance of elective castration

Some parents and doctors push back against pressure

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More states streamline the process to amend sex designations on birth certificates

The National Council for Adoption publishes the largest survey of adoptive families