Thinking Out Loud - Ms. Green

Commentaries from a female, conservative Christian worldview. Intermittent observations on human behavior and current events. Occasional bursts of personal tirades,confessions, and discoveries. Frequent discussions about my "Narrow-Minded Faith".

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Friday, June 30, 2006

Arkansas Court OKs Gay Foster Parents

Two years ago, Judge Timothy Fox ruled in Arkansas that the Child Welfare Agency Review Board had no authority to ban gay couples from participating in the Foster Care program. That ruling was upheld yesterday in Arkansas' Supreme Court. It was stated in the decision that the Agency could only set regulations based on the "health, safety or welfare" of children, but had no right to "exclude a set of individuals from becoming foster parents based upon morality and bias." Both courts also indicated that there was "no evidence of any deficiency in gay parents or households".
These courts have evidently not read any statistics on the subject. It seems that Judges are entitled to base their decision "upon morality and bias."


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