Virginia Gay Adoption Debate Heats Up With New Legislation Proposal

01/21/2012 01:25 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
  • Joseph McCormick Pink News

At the General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia, a battle is heating up over whether adoption agencies should be allowed to discriminate against prospective parents based on their sexual orientation.

Senator Adam Ebbin has introduced legislation which would not allow Virginia to fund or contract adoption agencies who discriminate against prospective parents on the basis of ‘race, religion, national origin, sex, age, family status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.’

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