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9/20/11  9:08 am
Commenter: John Gomez

Preserve religious freedom

Freedom of religion does not equate to freedom "from" religion, but rather the opportunity to live out one's faith in all aspects, in this case for a faith-based institution to be protected from compromising a fundamental belief and sanctity of the traditional marriage and family unit.  It is not an offense against those who do not believe the same, but rather a courageous stance on a precept of our faith.  This law would not prohibit same-sex couples to work with other non-faith-based agencies for adoption needs.  Please protect religious freedom and keep more adoption agencies open.  Thank you.

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