Thursday, August 27, 2009

[FLA] Attorney: Gay Flaws Justify Adoption Ban

Attorney: Gay Flaws Justify Adoption Ban - Yahoo! News
An attorney for the state of Florida defended the strict ban on adoption by gays in appeals court on Wednesday by arguing that gay people in general exhibit higher rates of domestic violence, psychiatric disorders, and breakups, reports the Daily Business Review.

Arguments were made before a three-judge panel and standing-room-only crowd in the case of Frank Martin Gill (pictured, left), a North Miami man who seeks to adopt two young boys for whom he and his partner have served as foster parents for four years.

Florida law allows gays and lesbians to serve as foster parents, but a sweeping ban from 1977 prohibits them from adopting....

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