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9/27/11  1:16 pm
Commenter: Lisa G.

Freedom of Religion is not Discrimination

Our country was founded for the purpose of religious freedom.  The laws for over 200 years have upheld the right of individuals and organizations to worship and operate as their conscience dictates.

Over-ruling someone's religious beliefs for the sake of "non-discrimination" against someone else is a violation of the Bill of Rights, Amendment One - "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof..."

I agree with the current guidelines that say only married couples or single adults may adopt children.  And I ask that this be upheld along with the freedom for faith-based agencies to continue to operate as their faith dictates.

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