Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Florida Ruling a Double Rainbow

Posted By on Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 11:30 AM

If anything can ease yesterday's defeat of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," perhaps it's today's win for gay adoption in Florida.

Read more here on the ruling that the sunshine state's law against adoptions by gay people is unconstitutional. Yes, let's hear that collective "Duh."

"Finally, a piece of 30-year-old prejudice has been struck from the law books in Florida,'' said Howard Simon, who heads the American Civil Liberties Union in Florida and represented Gill. "This is good news for the advancement of human rights and the children in Florida's troubled foster-care system.''

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