Jennifer Ludolph lives in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 13, she and her seven siblings were removed from their parents’ home because of neglect. After several years of moving from relatives, foster families, group homes and a temporary return to her parents, she was placed with a loving family at the age of 17.
Having experienced life in the child welfare system in Michigan, she knows that the more families that are turned away due to religious exclusions, the more children will be left without a stable home. She therefore objects to taxpayer dollars being used to fund agencies that make it harder for children to find the families they need.