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Virginia Gay Adoption

Crisis Of Conscience

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 05.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Dan Bucatinsky

There's new legislation in Virginia allowing private yet state-subsidized adoption agencies to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation if, you know, they feel it violates their religious or moral convictions. So much for the wall of separation between Church and State.

Anti-Gay Adoption Bill Close To Passing In Second State

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia state Senate passed legislation Thursday allowing private adoption agencies to deny placements that conflict with t...

Virginia Lawmakers Should Do What's Best For Kids

Gary J. Gates | Posted 04.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Gary J. Gates

Virginia's proposed law goes well beyond protection of religious freedom by affirming the right to discriminate in adoption and foster placement by any agency (religiously based or otherwise) based on any moral objection to certain types of parents.

Controversial Anti-Gay Adoption Measure Advances

AP | By LARRY O'DELL | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia legislators have passed a bill allowing private adoption agencies to deny placements that conflict with their religious or m...