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Response to non sociopath skin (Original post)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 11:50 AM

2. I'm no fan of UKIP to put it very very mildly...

but I don't think that people should be screened for political party affiliation when fostering; unless obviously they are neo-Nazis or supporters of violent organizations, etc. (a) There are far too many kids in need of homes, and far too few suitable foster parents, to ban otherwise suitable ones for political views; (b) It sets a dangerous precedent. Do we want right-wing councils to intervene to prevent left-wingers from fostering children (I'm sure that certain people on our Oxfordshire County Council would love to do just that!)?

That being said: it's possible that we aren't hearing the full facts, and that the couple are unsuitable in other ways, or have been e.g. making racist stipulations about which children they'll foster. Quite often, the facts in such cases are reported selectively. But if it's accurately reported, then I do think this is going too far.

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