Latest Issue Past Issues. According to Gary Gates, research director of the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, same-sex couples are three times as likely as their different-sex peers to be raising an adopted or foster child. That is absurd.
Yet we have to respect the democratic decision of people who vote for politicians and governments that oppose gay adoption.
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Yet we have to respect the democratic decision of people who vote for politicians and governments that oppose gay adoption. That is absurd.
That can only be good. Until then, the decision to start or grow a family will remain a fraught one for many gay couples, even if they are married. But about twice as many children are in need of permanent homes; according to the U.