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Thread: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Man View Post
    The statistics suggest otherwise.
    There are at minimum some 100 million orphans worldwide at any given time. Yet only around 1% (at best) of American household's choose to adopt in a given year.

    Like I say, I am speaking as an adoptive parent. My wife an I are in the process of adopting again. We know the process, we know how it works, we know the statistics. Unfortunately, the vast majority of married households that could adopt for a variety of reasons choose not to adopt.
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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Man View Post
    How many are waiting to adopt?
    Apparently less than there are orphans, else we wouldn't have so many orphans.
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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Man View Post
    Regardless of qualification, right?
    Dude, read what I wrote. I said all things being equal and both being equally qualified - they should get the same consideration.
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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    There are at minimum some 100 million orphans worldwide at any given time. Yet only around 1% (at best) of American household's choose to adopt in a given year.

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    Interesting tactic, comparing oranges to apples like that.

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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    Dude, read what I wrote. I said all things being equal and both being equally qualified - they should get the same consideration.
    And I would argue that gay couples are less qualified, simply because they don't have a father figure and a mother figure. They are only slightly more qualified than a single parent.

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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    How many are qualified candidates?

    The drug dealer down the street could waiting to adopt.
    Good question. I would like to see the # or qualified adopters v the # of children waiting to be adopted.

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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Man View Post
    And I would argue that gay couples are less qualified, simply because they don't have a father figure and a mother figure. They are only slightly more qualified than a single parent.
    Please cite peer reviewed sources which state that heterosexual couples are universally needed in order to raise a healthy child.

    I'll save you the time, they don't exist.

    But keep on dreaming.

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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    There are at minimum some 100 million orphans worldwide at any given time. Yet only around 1% (at best) of American household's choose to adopt in a given year.

    Like I say, I am speaking as an adoptive parent. My wife an I are in the process of adopting again. We know the process, we know how it works, we know the statistics. Unfortunately, the vast majority of married households that could adopt for a variety of reasons choose not to adopt.
    I believe that cost is the biggest factor.
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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Man View Post
    The statistics suggest otherwise.
    If the statistics suggested otherwise then wouldnt there be alot less children in the system?

    Come on now, I understand you dislike gays... but you can't honestly believe that there are "plenty" of hetero couples adopting?
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    Re: Do you object to gay couples adopting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Man View Post
    Regardless of qualification, right?
    You are aware that sexual orientation is the least of concerns when looked at through objective eyes, right?

    Unless of course you can provide evidence that a homosexual couple is incapable of raising children as well as heterosexual couples?

    Two Dad's who have great jobs, a loving mindset, and a welcoming home can and will provide just the same if not more support and nurturing than their hetero counterpart.

    Not to mention gays are more likely to teach a higher level of tolerance due to their own life experience.
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