separation of church and state

Religious restrictions on government-funded trafficking victims' program challenged in federal appeals court

ACLU challenged distribution of funds by HHS to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

First Circuit Court should defend victims of human trafficking

Carol Rose

Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, originally wrote this blog for

"We are worried about the consequences of our decision."

Today's utterance by Chief Judge Sandra Lynch, of the First Circuit Court of Appeals, gives me hope that the court will do justice for the victims of human trafficking who will be impacted by how the First Circuit rules in a case argued before it this morning.