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When applying to adopt a child or become a foster parent, should one's sexual orientation be a factor?

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Poll Results: 3,845 votes
65%
No, sexual orientation has nothing to do with parenting abilities.
 
26%
Yes, it will inevitably impact the child.
 
8%
I'm not sure.
 
1%
Other.
 



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Andrea A.
Monday June 15, 2015, 8:53 AM


Difficult decision

M.N. J.
Wednesday June 3, 2015, 6:03 PM


Any relationship (or lack of one) with a spouse or domestic partner is going to affect the children in the household. It is a factor but should not be one that prevents adoption/fostering.

Jo SICK
Sunday May 24, 2015, 1:27 PM


No.

Natasha Salgado
Thursday May 21, 2015, 8:49 AM


NOOO

Ari Ben-Gideon
Saturday May 16, 2015, 9:01 AM


Absolutely not!

Sue H.
Wednesday April 29, 2015, 8:48 PM


No.

Ed V.
Wednesday April 1, 2015, 6:38 AM


No

Barbara V.
Wednesday April 1, 2015, 3:42 AM


No, sexual orientation has nothing to do with parenting abilities

Andrea A.
Sunday March 22, 2015, 5:36 AM


Difficult decision

Irene S.
Friday February 6, 2015, 5:14 PM


Absolutely not.



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