Tuesday, November 25, 2008


Here is the AP's lastest news on the gay adoption ban out of Florida. Fortunately they will appeal this ruling. This case is based upon an older brother (gay) raising his two younger brothers. He should be allowed to raise those brothers if he is capable. Its sad that in our society that we are judged on stupid myths. Just like adoption as a whole.

Here is the story:

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami judge has struck a blow against a Florida law banning adoptions of children by gay people.

Miami Dade Circuit Judge Cindy Lederman ruled Tuesday there was "no rational basis" for prohibiting gays from adopting children.

The ruling will allow 47-year-old Martin Gill to adopt two young brothers he has cared for as foster children since 2004.

Florida has one of the strictest bans on gay adoptions in the country. A judge in Key West ruled in September that the ban was unconstitutional, but that ruling has had limited legal impact.

Attorneys for the state said they would appeal Lederman's ruling. The appeal will ultimately decide what happens to the state ban in place since 1977.

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