Adoption,Christian,Same-sex relationship,Gay,Parent

Adoption Ban for Christian Foster Carers who Objected to Gay Parents

November 7, 2016

A Christian couple who raised objections to the children they were fostering being adopted by a gay couple have been told that they cannot adopt the children themselves thanks to their “concerning” views. The couple are understood to have written to their local council, believed to be in the south Midlands, to appeal the decision, saying they had “not expressed homophobic views, unless Christian beliefs are, by definition, homophobic”. Andrea Williams, an evangelical member of the Church of England’s General Synod and director of the Christian Legal Centre, said the couple’s viewpoint was “lawful and mainstream”. The husband and wife...

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