Help for desperate women: The government lifts an obstacle to faith-based assistance | Washington Times Editorial

Washington Times Editorial: Like a blind pig rooting for acorns, every now and then the Obama administration gets something right. The Agriculture Department has reversed a grievous mistake the agency made in refusing government assistance to a crisis-pregnancy center inspired by faith to do good works . . . CareNet’s pro-bono lawyers put the victory in context. “Government loans should not come with an unwritten ‘surrender your faith’ clause,” says Michael Tierney, one of nearly 2,300 allied lawyers with the Alliance Defending Freedom, the nonprofit that helped CareNet in the case. “This was as ridiculous as requiring homeowners to surrender their faith if they wish to apply for FHA or VA loans.”