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No, and adoption agencies should prioritize offering children to straight couples before offering to gay couples
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Learn more about LGBT Adoption Rights
LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. This may be in the form of a joint adoption by a same-sex couple, adoption by one partner of a same-sex couple of the other's biological child (step-child adoption) and adoption by a single LGBT person. Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in 25 countries. Opponents of LGBT adoption question whether same-sex couples have the ability to be adequate parents while other opponents question whether natural law implies that children of adoption possess a natural right to be raised by heterosexual parents. Since constitutions and statutes usually fail to address the adoption rights of LGBT persons, judicial decisions often determine whether they can serve as parents either individually or as couples. See recent LGBT Adoption Rights news
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For myself as a gay man, I do not believe in denying the right for other other queer couples to adopt children, however I would have a difficult time in accepting this reality for myself, believing that a traditional family structure is much better suited... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Edmonton
Yes, but I think they should have to go through more of a thorough process to see if it is a good idea. I don't think every same-sex couple should be automatically permitted to adopt. Are they in a long-term, very stable and loving relationship? Are... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Toronto
Only if one of the same-sex partners is the parent or legal guardian of the child concerned. 2 years ago from a Liberal in Toronto