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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
Tuesday September 19, 2017, 6:42 AM


Difficult decision

Sue H
Wednesday August 30, 2017, 4:50 PM


No.

Jonathan Harper
Thursday August 10, 2017, 4:45 AM


Noted!!!!

Peggy B
Wednesday August 2, 2017, 7:59 AM


No. Sadly, though, it's bigoted people who may cause problems for the child, not the sexual orientation of the parent and then the bigots blame the parent.

John B
Wednesday July 12, 2017, 4:43 AM


No.

natasha s
Friday June 30, 2017, 11:48 AM


NO

Andrea A
Monday April 24, 2017, 8:31 AM


Difficult decision

Philippa Powers
Wednesday March 1, 2017, 11:02 PM


No. Love and the ability to be a good parent should be the only criteria.

John B.
Wednesday November 30, 2016, 8:01 AM


No.

Andrea A.
Saturday November 19, 2016, 3:56 AM


Difficult decision



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