Court throws out ban on exposing children to gays

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June 15, 2009

6/15/2009


"The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday threw out a judge's order that prohibited children in a divorce case from having any contact with their father's gay and lesbian friends.


"Beth Littrell, staff attorney for the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund in Atlanta, said the visitation order was the most sweeping of its kind she had seen in Georgia.


"'Placing a blanket ban on children's association with gay people not only hurts this father's relationship with his children, it is blatant discrimination,' Littrell said."


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