Thursday, November 3, 2011

Presidential Proclamation Recognizes Gay Adoptive Parents

President Obama has issued a proclamation declaring November National Adoption Month. The document says, in part:
"The decision to adopt a child has brought profound joy and meaning into the lives of Americans across our country.  Parents are moved to adopt for reasons as unique and varied as the children they embrace, but they are unified by the remarkable grace of their acts.  Adoptive families come in all forms.  With so many children waiting for loving homes, it is important to ensure that all qualified caregivers are given the opportunity to serve as adoptive parents, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or marital status."
Read the full text here.

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