(AP) Gay-rights advocates in Oklahoma launched a campaign Monday to stop a bill they say will codify the ability of religious-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.
An Amsterdam zoo now claims two new parents — just not in the way most would expect.
(AP) The Czech government has approved a plan to allow gays and lesbians living in a registered partnership to adopt the children of their partners.
(WB) In an exchange with high school students that was caught on tape, a Republican congressman from New Jersey was tongue-tied over the prospect of same-sex couples adopting children and suggested kids would be better off in orphanages than with LGBT families.
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina impressed many with her strong performance in the second presidential debate, as she railed passionately against Planned Parenthood and outlined her hardline views on foreign policy.
A Christian advocacy group wants a western New York school district to stop letting a transgender student use the boys' locker rooms and restrooms, saying it violates other students' privacy.
(AP) A panel says ethics charges will proceed against a Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults, despite his resignation last week.
(WB) A House committee approved on Wednesday as part of major appropriations legislation an amendment seen to allow taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to deny placement into LGBT families over religious objections.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court says gay and lesbian couples have the same right to adopt children as anyone else under state law.
(AP) The Czech Constitutional Court has overturned a law which banned individual gays and lesbians living in a registered partnership from adopting children.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ A judge has approved a Boise woman's adoption of two sons.
(AP) A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.
(AP) A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.
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(WB) Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed anti-LGBT adoption legislation making his state the latest to enact a “religious freedom” law enabling taxpayer-funded agencies to deny placement into LGBT homes.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — A lesbian parent in Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review her case after Alabama judges refused to recognize her adoption that was granted in another state.
(WB) Three LGB members of Congress led an effort on Wednesday in opposition to a Trump administration waiver allowing South Carolina adoption agencies to refuse child placement into LGBT homes.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ A Kentucky judge has finalized the adoption of a 28-year-old man by a woman who was legally married to his mother in Massachusetts, the first step-parent adoption by a member of a same-sex couple in Fayette County and possibly the state following a federal court ruling.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Supreme Court has overturned a law in the southeastern state of Campeche prohibiting adoptions by same-sex couples.
(AP) A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan is reversing its policy and will place children with same-sex couples to comply with a legal settlement.