As I wrote a couple weeks back, this gay couple is ineligible to adopt in Florida. But these exemplary heterosexuals? The Sunshine State was happy to give them seven children, five of whom were beaten, locked in closets, given electric shocks, and had their toenails pulled out with pliers. Given the state's shortage of adoptive parents, I guess they couldn't be troubled to scrutinize the family too closely, so long as they weren't having Unnatural Sex. The kids will probably end up back in the foster care system, but don't worry: Florida won't risk subjecting them to the influence of a caring adoptive home containing gay people.