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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3/31/11  6:54 pm
Commenter: Priscilla Pratt

New Regulations on Adoptions by the Virginia Dept. of Social Services

The proposed regulatory change to allow adoptions by people with various sexual orientations would prevent individuals and faith-based organizations from exercising their religious freedom. It would impede the free exercise of religon mandated in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights.

My support for the traditional one husband-one wife marriage is rooted in the Judeo-Christian faith. It is not based on personal preferences. Just as my view of murder is also rooted in the Judeo-Christian faith, not on personal preferences.

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