More Popular Issues
See how voters are siding on other popular political issues...
Results from Democrats
Last answered 27 minutes ago
Distribution of answers submitted by Democrats.
No, adoption agencies should prioritize offering children to straight couples before offering to gay couples
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jul 19, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
Choose a demographic filter
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
Learn more about LGBT Adoption Rights
LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. This may be in the form of a joint adoption by a same-sex couple, adoption by one partner of a same-sex couple of the other's biological child (step-child adoption) and adoption by a single LGBT person. Joint adoption by same-sex couples is legal in 25 countries. Opponents of LGBT adoption question whether same-sex couples have the ability to be adequate parents while other opponents question whether natural law implies that children of adoption possess a natural right to be raised by heterosexual parents. Since constitutions and statutes usually fail to address the adoption rights of LGBT persons, judicial decisions often determine whether they can serve as parents either individually or as couples. See recent LGBT Adoption Rights news
More stances on this issue
What in the name. That's like telling a five year old to never go back to their mother, if they don't understand why you guys are both men or women and don't understand the production of human. Explain to them at least, if you don't... 4 months ago from a Democrat in Deltona, FL
Psychometric Assessments to gay couples to ensure they have the right balance of male-female thinking in the family-compartmentalization and interconnectivity. 4 months ago from a Democrat in Apra Harbor, GU