Tennessee Jewish couple’s lawsuit accuses Christian agency of denying them foster care services

Tennessee Jewish couple’s lawsuit accuses Christian agency of denying them foster care services

Tennessee Jewish couple’s lawsuit accuses Christian agency of denying them ...

Lawsuit claims employee from state-funded program informed couple they would not serve them ‘because of their Jewish faith’

A Jewish couple from Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the state’s Department of Children’s Services after a state-funded Christian program denied them foster care services for religious reasons.

According to the lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram signed up for the foster-parent training class and home-study certification process last January at the Holston United Methodist Home for Children.

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