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Putin orders ban on adoptions by foreign same-sex couples report
Russia Times ^ | March 30, 2013

Posted on 03/30/2013 5:17:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Putin is against the adoption of Russian orphans by foreign same-sex couples, Russian media reveal. The government and the Supreme Court have reportedly been requested to come up with amendments to the law by July 1.

Most likely the order will be fulfilled by the Ministry of Education and Science, which deals with issues concerning orphans and adoptions, according to Izvestia daily. But the ministry says it has not yet received instructions on the matter.

Tensions over the issue arose in mid-February, after the French National Assembly approved a sweeping bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children.

Soon after that children’s rights ombudsman Pavel Astakhov vowed he would do everything possible to ensure that Russian orphans are only adopted by traditional, heterosexual families. He quoted a recent incident regarding Egor Shabatalov.

The boy was adopted by an American woman, who lived in a same-sex marriage with another US citizen. However, she concealed her relationship from Russian authorities when she filed the adoption request.

Two years after adopting the boy, the couple split and started a legal dispute over parental rights. Such a relationship is “rather questionable from the point of view of morality” and the child got drawn into this row, observed Russian Foreign Ministry's Commissioner for Human Rights Konstantin Dolgov. Now the Ministry is set to look into possible “psychological damage” inflicted on the boy....

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: adoption; homosexuals; moralabsolutes; putin; russia
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To: Army Air Corps

reactine = Reaction
martail = martial


21 posted on 03/30/2013 9:48:05 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

For a lib. history/reality/facts etc begin the moment they wake up every day. Today is one thing/set, tomorrow is a blank slate and nothing existed before it. Surely nothing any of them said. Unless it can be bent to advantage. Then ‘that’ history is inviolate. There is no way to deal with that in any way. It’s an ever-moving target.

Vlad’s KGB sympathies/approaches are a known thing with established methods to deal. And while the Soviets erased some history of their own, we know why. With libs, ‘why’ is jello. I’ll gladly take 1000 of VP over one Zero. As President of the US.


22 posted on 03/30/2013 9:49:08 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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So an oligarchical former KGB officer is more moral than Mr. Obama, the RINOs and the Democrats?

These days, if it would keep them voting democrat, the libtards would give free orphaned children to pedophiles.

A U.S. president Putin, would be a step up in many regards.
23 posted on 03/30/2013 9:51:06 PM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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