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Romney Unlikley to Grant Gay Adoption Exemption

Debate over whether Catholic Charities should be facilitating same-sex adoptions is heating up. Governor Mitt Romney said Thursday that he would be unable to support the idea that Catholic Charities be exempt from offering adoptions to gay couples. The Church's social services agency has been facilitating gay adoptions for the past two decades and, as a state contractor, it is legally required not to discriminate. Now board members of Catholic Charities say the state's four Catholic bishops are considering asking the state for an exemption from the anti-discrimination law.

This program aired on February 17, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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