Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Minimum Standards for Licensed Private Child-Placing Agencies [22 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
Action Adopt new standards for licensed private child-placing agencies.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 4/1/2011
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4/1/11  11:28 pm
Commenter: Ruben, Southern Baptist Convention

Government regulation of faith based organizations

This is the point in history where government regulations enter merky waters. What is the point of starting a faith based adoption agency that is built on the principals and morals of traditional family units. The government should by no means dictate how a private organization runs and selects clients based on their creed and profession of faith. I am sure there are adoption organizations out there that do allow gay couples the rights to adopt but if an agency is established and founded upon the traditional principal that a family unit is composed of a man and women entering a lifelong monogomous commitment and bearing children thereof, who is the government to tell this organization it must contridict the very principals that have led them to establish such an organization. 


If this bill passes it is not good news for the people of Virginia

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