Ed Team

Everyone else says different

Filed By Ed Team | November 26, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: adoption, court ruling, Florida, Florida gay adoption ban, gay adoption

"...Reports and studies find that there are no differences in the parenting of homosexuals or the adjustment of their children. These conclusions have been accepted, adopted and ratified by the American Psychological Association, the American Psychiatry Association, the American Pediatric Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Child Welfare League of America and the National Association of Social Workers. As a result, based on the robust nature of the evidence available in the field, this Court is satisfied that the issue is so far beyond dispute that it would be irrational to hold otherwise; the best interests of children are not preserved by prohibiting homosexual adoption."

-- A Florida circuit court ruling rejecting the false assumptions and stereotypes about gay people presented by the state as evidence why a ban on gay adoptions should stand.


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