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9/13/11  9:27 am
Commenter: Virginia Commonwealth University

discriminating against children or prospective parents


I believe the best  interests of the child should be the sole factor in deciding whether a child should be placed with a prospective foster care or adoptive parent or parent.

I believe that State-licensed child placing agencies should NOT be allowed to discriminate against children or prospective parents based on race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, political beliefs, sexual orientation, disability and family status.

I strongly urge The State Board of Social Services to restore to the final rules the protections against such discrimination included in the proposed rules.

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