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Running Head: GAY AND LESBIAN ADOPTION

Gay and Lesbian Adoption Argumentative

Emily Stroud

Everest University

Abstract

Lesbian and gay adoption has been widely controversial across the globe. This social issue is tremendously discussed by religious, political and social groups which have been providing numerous statistics, figures and major researches on the effects of same sex couples to the mental and emotional growth of children. At the inception of the 21st century, many countries have shifted and adjusted to different kind of perspective. Many government leaders have actually allowed same sex marriages as well gay and lesbian adoption.
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This paper will present the rationale of advocacy and opposition on gay and lesbian adoption.

Opposition on Gay and Lesbian adoption

Same sex adoption is highly disputed in many countries. Religion appears to be the major factor that affects the legislative decision of the government of uncompromising nations. Immorality serves to be the leading basis to this social predicament. Many families have preset beliefs that parenting is a serious and important factor in a child's way of thinking and feeling. A strong family plays a tremendous factor in influencing the perspectives and supporting the emotional sufferings of a child in relation to this standpoint, a normal family constitutes a father and mother. Religion brings stigma to a family comprised of two males or two females.

"The Catholic Church and conservative Protestants remain opposed to gay adoption with one Protestant leader saying it harms kids because it intentionally creates motherless or fatherless families" (Peoples, & Bailey, 2011, p. 176). The views of religious leaders and teachings of the sacred scriptures have some bearing on the cultural values and beliefs of many individuals. The society has drastically situated religion on top of its way of life and as an outcome, the philosophy of most people highly relied on its ideas and

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