Saturday, May 18, 2013

VA governor pushes for families to adopt, remains mum on same-sex couples as parents


Virginia law, passed in February 2012, allows private adoption agencies to refuse same-sex couples or gay people to adopt children based on private or religious beliefs, according to a Washington Blade story in February, 2012, here. 
   
But on Friday, Equality Virginia pointed out the apparent hypocrisy in Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s “Campaign for 1000” to find a thousand more families to adopt children in the Commonwealth.
  
One out of four foster children not adopted will be incarcerated within two years of turning 18, and 50% will become homeless. 
   
“Lets Get Real” has a story on the adoption push here.
  
Will we have (again) a world where there is a presumed  from everyone a capability to raise and adopt children/


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