I have several anonymous comments about this posting, not all of them approving. Fair enough. My interest is in the welfare of children who need to be fostered or adopted. My concern is the barriers that are now put in the way, and the reasons are, in my view, often quite spurious.
I posted some time ago about cases where it took a YEAR to get a child adopted because of the rigmarole and red tape, and the monumental timidity of officials that they might offend against current notions of correctness.
Fortunately it isn't Friday, my day for being grumpy, so I will say no more.