25 January 2007

Behind the Curve

In the UK, a debate is underway concerning only whether Catholic adoption agencies should be granted an exemption from last year's Equality Act, which made it illegal to discriminate against homosexuals in the provision of goods and services. In fact, as of this afternoon, it looks as though the exception won't be granted:

Blair: I Have Always Backed Gay Adoption
The Guardian
January 25, 2007

An interesting turn of events, given that Tony Blair has long been reputed to be a "closeted" Catholic.

Incredibly, the American debate centers on whether gay couples should be allowed to raise children at all. Our own Vice President, when asked yesterday about his own gay daughter's pregnancy, refused comment on the issue:

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