Foster parents April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce, wanted to adopt a 1 year child who’s been in their care for the last three months. They had the blessing of the child’s biological mother.
On Tuesday, Juvenile Court Judge Scott Johnasen ordered the child be removed from their home and sent “to a more traditional home.
Hoagland and Peirce were legally married more than a year ago. They were approved as foster parents after passing home inspections, background checks and interviews with the division of family services. They are already raising Peirce’s two children. .
Judge Johansen said through his research he had found out that kids in homosexual homes don’t do as well as they do in heterosexual homes and when they asked to show his research he would not. ( Calling Ben Carson)
The State of Utah, allows same sex couples to be foster parents.
Yesterday, the Utah Division of Child and Family Services said it was asking Johansen to reconsider, filing a motion with the judge to stay his order. If he declines, the agency said it would petition the court of appeals. “It is DCFS’s position that this removal is not in the best interest of the child.
Utah’s Governor Gary Herbert said “I expect the court and the judge to follow the law. He may not like the law, but he should follow the law,” “We don’t want to have activism of the bench in any way, shape or form.”
Reports suggests the Judge isn’t Happy
Its been a Krazy week in Utah for Gays