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10/11/11  8:51 am
Commenter: Cara stutzman

Proof that we are just like everyone else

Being in a stable homosexual relationship for over ten years now and having raised a 14 year old for ten years of her life, I assure you that loving homosexual couples are more than capable of raising loving, empathetic, bright and well adjusted children.  Please stop discriminating against us now.

The best interests of the child should be the sole factor in deciding whether a child should be placed with a prospective foster care or adoptive parent or parents

State-licensed child placing agencies should not be allowed to discriminate against children or prospective parents based on race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, political beliefs, sexual orientation, disability and family status

The State Board of Social Services should restore to the final rules the protections against such discrimination included in the proposed rules.

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