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When Adoption Agencies Can Turn Away Gay Prospective Parents, What Happens to the Kids?

posted on March 26, 2018

For Religion News Service, Bobby Ross Jr. reports that Oklahoma lawmakers are debating a bill that would allow private adoption and foster care providers to turn away same-sex couples, on the basis of the providers’ religious convictions. Seven other states have already passed similar bills, which LGBT rights groups have labeled as discriminatory. Ross writes, “It’s a conflict playing out across the nation, and both sides say that if the other side wins, the number of children placed in loving homes will fall.”

Read at Religion News Service