The Law: Can Atheists Be Parents?

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Mon, Aug 24th, 2009 09:43 by capnasty NEWS

After six years of childless marriage, John and Cynthia Burke of Newark decided to adopt a baby boy through a state agency. Since the Burkes were young, scandal-free and solvent, they had no trouble with the New Jersey Bureau of Children's Services--until investigators came to the line on the application that asked for the couple's religious affiliation.

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