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2014-01-28 21:41:17
2014-01-28 21:41:17

Because a child deserves to have parents that love him/her rather than sitting in foster care for the rest of their youth. 2 men or 2 women can take care of a child just as well as an opposite sex couple, and far better care of a child than the state ever will.

The children of gay parents thrive and turn out great.


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