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Four Children Taken Away from Gay Foster Parent


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Four Utah children, happy in a home with family they know and love. But the state of Utah says they may not be able to stay because their caregivers aren't legal.

 

If a couple is living together and not legally married in the state of Utah, they cannot be foster parents.

 

One Utah family is trying to fight that law so they can keep caring for four children whose parents have a drug problem. "We didn't ask for this, but we accept it with open arms. Whether it is five days, five minutes, five years, we're going to do the best we can for these kids until they are reunited with their mother," Gregg Valdez, the children's great uncle, explained.

 

Valdez is already a father of two, but now he's got another four to take care of. "Anyone with six kids knows it's a challenge," he said.

 

But the challenge could come from the state. That's because Valdez is gay...

 

Read the entire story at:

 

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=1886019

 

If you want a real insight to life in Utah, be sure to read the comment board for this story. But, be careful, it could raise your blood pressure. x(

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