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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Social Services
 
Board
State Board of Social Services
 
chapter
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 Ends 4/1/2011
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3/31/11  1:05 pm
Commenter: Bob Lanier

Adoption Qualifications
 

In adoptions, gender covers a qualification. Sexual preference seems to be pushing an agenda that should not come up in an adoption situation. Someone wanted to adopt a person to have sex with should disqualify them from adoption. Sexual preference seems covered under gender.

Religion also goes too far. Seperation of Church and State seems to control that. There really is no place for delving into into a person's beliefs. They are qualified or not based on our normal qualifications which has worked well for years.

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