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PamGH November 6th, 2019 9:18pm

Foster care agencies could soon turn away prospective foster parents because they are gay or trans, thanks to a rule proposed by the Trump administration on Friday.

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ladyniner81 I hate people
11/09/19 5:04 am

I love it how Trumplicans are so "pro life" but they're so quick to refuse the right to adopt those same babies.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
11/06/19 6:54 pm

Because nothing says ‘pro life’ more than denying kids responsible parents and a safe home

TwinJefe Pacific Northwest
11/06/19 6:53 pm

It’s interesting that Republicans call these people “mentally ill,” then support known pedophiles like Roy Moore, and rapists like Donald Trump.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
11/06/19 6:11 pm

If they are trans they definitely should turn them away. Mentally/emotionally unstable people should not have fosters kids who often already have issues of their own.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
11/06/19 5:28 pm

Just because they remove it, doesn’t mean they can’t consider it but a Catholic agency should be able to turn away a couple that does not meet their criteria. So yes, it’s religious freedom.

snagglepuss2 Spring has sprung
11/07/19 9:59 am

Does religious freedom mean the rights of others are taken away?

RussianThunder Russia and USA
11/07/19 4:55 pm

No but forcing a catholic family to foster transgender children or forcing a catholic charity to accept transgender foster parents, it is taking away the rights of that organization and those families.
I didn’t say I agreed with it. I said, it is a freedom of religion issue.


RussianThunder Russia and USA
11/07/19 4:57 pm

It’s a bit like demanding a priest, cleric or orthodox rabbi, marry same sex couples. It’s a religious freedom issue to me.

bnnt Los Angeles
11/06/19 5:08 pm

For Catholic based foster agencies. That’s part of their faith as it’s been for centuries.

Regular foster agencies haven’t changed.

missmorganmarie ...
11/06/19 3:30 pm

gay bad idea
trans good

snagglepuss2 Spring has sprung
11/06/19 3:14 pm

They are a cruel administration

11/06/19 3:05 pm

Because being in the system is better than being in a stable, loving home?

PamGH SW Washington
11/06/19 2:21 pm

My daughter was in a stable 10 yr relationship. She is gay. They literally saved a young woman’s future through their loving, strict and compassionate treatment of this young lady. I offer this as a personal example of why this is a bad idea. I don’t talk much about my daughter, but I’ll make an exception this time :)

11/06/19 3:05 pm

That’s beautiful. God bless your daughter and her partner.