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9/15/11  10:32 am
Commenter: Deborah Freed

No discrimination on adoption

There should be no discrmination against same sex couples in matters of adoption. The American Academy of Pediatrics has spoken on this subject countless times and agree that a healthy, stable environment is the most important factor in adoption. Children do not see it as odd if there are two mothers or two fathers in their homes. They only do so if they are taught to be discriminatory. Adoption has nothing to do with religion and that should never be a factor. There are many same sex couples who have the financial resources to raise a child because most are highly educated and financially stable with good jobs. To continue to discriminate against same sex couples is a crime in itself. People who think same sex couples aren't fit to adopt are sadly misinformed and ignorant.

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