Today, President Trump vowed to “always protect our country’s long and proud tradition of faith-based adoption” and praised a Michigan adoption charity for discriminating against qualified LGBTQ families. In response, DNC LGBTQ Media Director Lucas Acosta released the following statement:
“President Trump has yet again attacked LGBTQ people, this time at the expense of children in need of a home. With more than 400,000 children in foster care nationwide, Trump should focus on increasing the placement of children with qualified potential parents, not supporting state-funded discrimination against LGBTQ families. Every child deserves a home, and every qualified person seeking to adopt deserves to be considered.
“With a new House majority — made up of a historic amount of LGBTQ members — Democrats will continue to take a stand against the hateful Trump-GOP agenda.”