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Old 02-27-06, 04:36 PM   #126
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I just came upon this thread. Guess I must've missed it before. And all I can say is that it's made me very very sad. There are moments you want to fight, get angry and shout from the rooftops.

And there are times when you just want to sit in the corner and cry because of how utterly helpless you feel.

Upon hearing this news, it's the latter today.
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Old 02-27-06, 05:43 PM   #127
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I just came upon this thread. Guess I must've missed it before. And all I can say is that it's made me very very sad. There are moments you want to fight, get angry and shout from the rooftops.

And there are times when you just want to sit in the corner and cry because of how utterly helpless you feel.

Upon hearing this news, it's the latter today.
If I were a gay man, this is what would bother me the most.....if I were a lesbian, I'd just find a donor and have a baby, and viola, there is nothing more to it. But if I were a gay man, it really gets complicated.
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Old 03-07-06, 09:11 AM   #128
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If I were a gay man, this is what would bother me the most.....if I were a lesbian, I'd just find a donor and have a baby, and viola, there is nothing more to it. But if I were a gay man, it really gets complicated.
Good news. Read this, this morning.

Ban on Gay Adoptions Fading; Ban on GOP Adoptions Introduced
In response to a bill in the Ohio Legislature banning gay people from adopting children, Democratic State Senator Robert Hagan of Youngstown introduced one barring Republicans from adoption and foster care, saying that kids in such households are at high risk for “emotional problems, social stigmas, inflated egos, and alarming lack of tolerance for others they deem different than themselves and an air of overconfidence to mask their insecurities.”

In Florida, where gays have been banned from adopting for 30 years, a hearing was held on a Republican bill to lift the ban.

Banning gay adoption was supposed to be this year’s wedge issue for conservatives, especially in states that have already banned same-sex marriage in their constitutions, but the tactic appears to be losing steam.
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Old 03-21-06, 09:40 AM   #129
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Spanish report on infantile development in same sex couples, compiled by Hazte Oir of Spain and published on a few sites including this one:

http://www.fides.org/eng/news/2005/0505/25_4993.html
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Old 03-21-06, 09:57 AM   #130
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Spanish report on infantile development in same sex couples, compiled by Hazte Oir of Spain and published on a few sites including this one:

http://www.fides.org/eng/news/2005/0505/25_4993.html
Wow, how many ways can I destroy this report?

1) This looks like a Catholic Church mouthpiece.

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The report demonstrates that none of the studies on the development of children brought up by same sex couples has the minimum scientific rigor necessary to reach conclusions with an acceptable grade of validity.
Except for this study commissioned by this mouthpiece and organizations which sound like conservative think tanks. What a shock!

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From the few serious studies on the matter it emerges that the development of children educated by a couple of the same sex is very different from that of children in a natural type of family with a father and a mother, and can be very dangerous under various aspects.
Wait- first there were no reports with a "minimum [of] scientific rigor" but now there are "[a] few serious studies on the matter"? Which one is it? What reports are these? What was their methodology? Were these scientific studies? I have no idea based on the information contained here.

This seems like yet another example of a conclusion looking for supporting evidence.
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Old 03-11-17, 06:05 PM   #131
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Re: Gay adoption the next wedge issue for Repubs?

One step forward, two steps back.

South Dakota law protects adoption agencies that reject LGBTQ couples on religious grounds

https://mic.com/articles/170877/sout...nds#.fUtZIiRAl
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Old 03-11-17, 06:21 PM   #132
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Re: Gay adoption the next wedge issue for Repubs?

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One step forward, two steps back.

South Dakota law protects adoption agencies that reject LGBTQ couples on religious grounds

https://mic.com/articles/170877/sout...nds#.fUtZIiRAl
Oh my god, fuck OFF South Dakota. Keep a kid in the system instead of sending them to a loving home. Yes, that's something Jesus would have done. Buncha backwards nutjobs running things over there.
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Old 03-11-17, 06:33 PM   #133
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Re: Gay adoption the next wedge issue for Repubs?

Butt jobs is why they're gay.
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Old 03-11-17, 09:15 PM   #134
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Re: Gay adoption the next wedge issue for Repubs?

Holy thread necro!
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Old 03-11-17, 09:30 PM   #135
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Re: Gay adoption the next wedge issue for Repubs?

We were so innocent.
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