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Lasche v. State of New Jersey

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A couple filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey to protect their right to care for foster children without hiding their religious beliefs about family, marriage, and sex. The state’s child welfare agency removed the couple’s foster child and suspended their license after repeatedly interrogating the family about their religious beliefs about human sexuality.

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Johannes Widmalm-Delphonse
Johannes Widmalm-Delphonse
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Johannes Widmalm-Delphonse serves as legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a member of the Center for Conscience Initiatives.