The controversial measure passed into law last month violates the separation of church and state, legal experts say.
The proposal would also protect contractors who send children to parochial schools and deny abortion access to young women in their care.
It’s as if state lawmakers owned an amusement park with a roller coaster that chucks a few riders to their deaths every month: We should fix that, they say periodically.
Foster kids live at the juncture of two broken systems, and the state is slow to find a solution.
Texas’ foster care reforms were supposed to fix a deadly system. Instead, they might make it worse.