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Adoption to Georgia's New Congresswoman

Recently in America there's been a pretty highly publicized congressional race. It was so big because it signified what America is seeing/thinking after these first few months with Trump. Unfortunately, the republican candidate won by a very slim margin (the state always voted republican so having such a narrow margin is still huge). What's this mean for Georgia? Nothing good.

In 2009 she said she'd consider banning same-sex adoption. 2009 was not so far back and while I can at least understand how her faith could tell her to ban gay marriage, in what universe is two loving humans being unable to provide a home for a child a good thing? It makes me think a little of the old adage "It takes a village to raise a child". Are the gay couples in that village supposed to be moved to the forest then? Do you really think they're THAT bad of an influence?

Her exact words were 'I think that for a child to be in a household — in a family in a household with a situation where the parents are not married, as in one man and one woman, is not the best household for a child.'

I've just never understood this line of thinking looking down on gay marriage/adoption at all. An average of 1% of same-sex couples get divorced each year, while 2% of straight couples do. Which is more stable again? Extensive studies show that children from same-sex parents do just as well as those from straight parents. Furthermore, they showed that sexual orientation has no effect at all on parenting skills. The only difference found was that lesbian couples tended to have a more equal balance of housework between the pair. The horrors...

I'm getting sick of politicians using faith as a reason to discriminate and trying to push it into law. Studies are done for a reason and should be looked at before saying something stupid like what was said above. I was so proud of America until recently. We'd started finally making strides to compare with the other developed nations. Now, we seem to just be falling back into the pit one ridiculous policy after another.