“While foster care and adoption is a wonderful thing and the Bible does teach us to help orphans, this program is attempting to redefine marriage and family by having two moms raise these children together,” the group wrote.
“One Million Moms is not sure how the explanation will be given on how the biological children were conceived. None of this material is acceptable content for a family show,” the group wrote.
OMM called on members to email and ask the network to drop plans to move forward with the series. ABC Family declined comment.
Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige (Queer as Folk) penned the pilot, which will be executive produced by Jennifer Lopez‘s Nuyorican Productions. Simon Fields,Bredeweg, Paige and Greg Gugliotta executive produce the pilot, which is currently in preproduction.
NBC’s The New Normal – which revolves around a gay couple who use a surrogate to expand their family — will take aim at the group during Tuesday’s episode. OMM previously called for an advertiser boycott on the Ryan Murphy/Ali Adler comedy, which ultimately went nowhere as NBC picked up the series for a full season last week.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter