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9/24/11  11:22 pm
Commenter: Roger Stephens

Religious freedom folks get your facts straight

Fact:  The original proposed changes included wording that would not allow agencies to discriminate against prospective parents based on race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, political beliefs, sexual orientation, disability and family status.

Fact:  The Governor pressured the Commisioner of the VA DSS to change the wording to the April 20th version, substantially changing the original proposal.  This was done after the original comment period was closed, in other words he tried to pull a fast one at the urging of faith based organizations.  Really ethical of both the Governor and those organizaitons.  Says alot about the integrity of these organizations who are finding homes for children.

Fact:  You all got caught red handed and show now remorse for the actions.  The LGBT community has been accused more than once here for pushing an agenda.  Seems someone else is pushing an agenda also. 



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