The Orlando Sentinel, the major paper for Central Florida, did a poll recently asking readers: "Should Florida allow gay individuals to adopt children?"
The results are impressive, especially coming out of the more conservative area of Central Florida:
We asked you: Should Florida allow gay individuals to adopt children?
The article also includes reader comments about adoption in the sunshine state.
With the overwhelming support for lifting the ban against gays and lesbians adopting, one has to wonder what is taking so long in overturning it? Legislators constantly lag behind the general public, but perhaps the LGBT organizations in the state need to renew and be more aggressive in pushing for the repeal of the ban.
It's way past time we get aggressive in this state and push for some change. There is simply no excuse for the draconian laws we still have in place in this state.