Victorian Premier says gay adoption a possibility
Just days after Victorian state Labor endorsed a platform to support same-sex couples adopting, if they were to come into power at the next election, Premier Denis Napthine has added his voice to the debate, saying he is not opposed to gay adoption.
Napthine said he has no objections to same-sex couples adopting children in Victoria, but is waiting to hear about the ''proper science'' before deciding to make any changes to legislation.
Napthine told The Age he was not philosophically opposed to the idea.
“The modern family today is quite different to the nuclear family of the 1950s'', he said.
Napthine said the government plans to examine research conducted on the subject of same-sex adoption by Liberal MP Clem Newton Brown in the next few months.