Agencies | Governor
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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4/1/11  5:28 pm
Commenter: Lorana Dexter

Please don't bar religious organizations and individuals from the adoption process
 

If you make sexual orientation an invalid reason for refusing an adoption, then you will in effect putting all religious organizations who currently run adoption agencies will no longer be allowed to operate, because forcing them to allow gay or transgendered couples to adopt their children is religiously impossible for them.  It isn't right, and is an infringement on their right to practice their religion freely.  

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