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10/6/11  4:32 pm
Commenter: micah benjamin samuel fleitman

children, not politics, must come first

I am a voter living in Virginia. All children deserve a loving, forever family. Currently, there are more than 1,000 children waiting to be adopted in Virginia. Decisions about prospective parents should be based on the best interest of the child, not on discriminatory factors unrelated to good parenting.When agencies act in the stead of the state, they should be bound by principals of non-discrimination even if they are private agencies. Approve regulations prohibiting adoption agencies from discriminating against prospective adoptive parents based on gender, age, religion, political beliefs, sexual orientation, disability, or family status.

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