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Hey, the Second Amendment Applies to Adoptive Parents, Too

Ted Deutch, the Democrat running for Congress in Florida’s 19th congressional district, just voted against a bill that would ban adoption agencies from requiring prospective parents to disclose whether they have a firearm.

To every other member of the Florida state senate except one, it seemed clear that an adoption agency should not look into a person’s exercise of their constitutionally protected Second Amendment rights as part of determining whether someone would make a good parent.

UPDATE: This measure passed the Florida State House, 112-0, and then passed the Senate 38-2. Yeah, Florida’s considering sending one of those two to Congress.

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