Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa lent her support to religious adoption agencies that discriminate against same-sex couples on Jan. 23 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.
Atheist activist Justin Scott asked Ernst if she supported federal funidng of agencies that practice this type of discrimination, and Ernst insisted those agencies do not discriminate, notes the Friendly Atheist:
I will support sending money to any organization that is finding a safe loving home for children that need homes… I wouldn’t say discrimination. I would say based on their religion, yes.
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