Gay Rights and Pro-Life Groups Oppose the Republican Tax Plan for the Same Reason

posted on Mon, Nov 6 2017 8:46 pm by Tessa Berenson, TIME Magazine

November 6, 2017

The House GOP has angered two groups in an unexpected pairing by eliminating the adoption tax credit in their tax reform bill: advocates for same-sex families and pro-life groups. Ed Harris, chief communications officer for Family Equality Council, says scrapping the credit will “have a disproportionate impact on same sex couples.” LGBTQ people in the United States disproportionately live in poverty, Harris notes, and often already face greater cost barriers to having children.

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