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9/21/11  12:28 pm
Commenter: Kerry Hilliard

Equal Rights for Adoptive Parents and Children

Virginia DSS rules should absolutely apply equally, regardless of marital status, gender and/or sexuality.

No such discrimination exists in the biological world.  The state places no restrictions on the parenting of a biological or step-child.  Hence no such restriction should be placed on foster children.

Foster children deserve the right to be raised by ANY loving, qualified parent that can provide a stable, nurturing permanent home. 

This change in Virginia DSS ruling will have a tremendously positive outcome for hundreds of children who will now have the option of loving homes.



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