No parent wants to put their child in danger. But when parents in some states enroll their children in religious day cares, that’s exactly what happens. On this episode, Reveal reporter Amy Julia Harris discusses what she found when she began investigating the exemptions granted to faith-based day cares. In a handful of states, religious day cares are free from government regulation, a fact some parents learned the hard way.
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Looking for links to the stories, resources and events we discussed on this week’s podcast? We’ve collected them for you.
- Read Amy Julia Harris’ series, “The God Loophole.”
- Listen to “The religious freedom loophole,” on Reveal’s radio show.
- Explore an interactive and learn more about the six states with little to no regulation of faith-based day cares.
- Want to learn more about making a podcast? If you’re attending the 2016 IRE Conference, check out our session on “How to turn your investigation into: a podcast.”