Friday, January 26, 2007

Adopt a different stance

So, both the Church of England and the Catholic Church have decided to put an even bigger wedge between themselves and the people they are supposed to represent [Or, put another way, the people they choose to represent] in the name of God by opposing moves that legislate for gay couples to adopt through agencies, including those run by the Catholic church..

The Catholic Church still has a lot to answer for as far as acts of sexual, physical and psychological misconduct are concerned over the years, yet they still believe that an adopted child may be better off with a heterosexual couple than a homosexual couple just because of one sects interpretation of a book [The Bible].

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Rowan Williams and John Sentamu, apparently say "rights of conscience cannot be made subject to legislation, however well-meaning".
Which is interesting when you think that both Bush and Blair entered the war in Iraq believing the same God the Archbishops believe in was on their side and they entered into that conflict with a clear conscience and the law on their side.
The sooner religion and its bigoted teachings are taken out government the better; governments rarely make the right decisions with it and will always come under threat and be held to ransom by it.
I am neither Gay nor Religious but I think the best place to position an adopted child is with the couple who will love and care for that child as if it were their own.
I have met and spoken to many messed up adults who were adopted by a ‘straight’ couple whom then systematically abused them.
Church leaders, I suggest you look to your own conscience and leave the legislation to everyone else.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

I am saying nothing

I was determined to make a post to my blog today as I took 5 minutes out from a not-so-busy work schedule to write a piece with reference to the Catholic Church's stance on Gay couples adoption rights. Alas, I forgot to copy the article to my memory stick so it will have to wait until tomorrow evening now, if I can gain access to my laptop that is. Our home will be full with all our teenage children tomorrow night and they all will want access to the laptop. As per usual I will lose out despite it being my personal laptop.
I always promised myself that if I had nothing to say then I wouldnt post to my blog, well this has broken that rule.
I am not looking forward to a 5 hour meeting tomorrow at work, perhaps I will have something worth while to say in that? But then again I doubt it, the others attendees always have more to say for themselves than anyone else. If they come out with anything worthy of note I will post it.