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Florida House Passes Religious Exemption To Block Gay Adoptions

Nestled among bills for tax cuts and firearm freedoms in the Florida House was a law to prohibit gays from adopting.

April 10, 2015

Vietnam, U.S. Restart Adoptions After Six-Year Ban

Hanoi (AFP) — American parents will again be allowed to adopt Vietnamese children, authorities said Tuesday, ending a six-year ban imposed after allegations of baby-selling and fraud but with new restrictions. Two American agencies have been awarded licences but new U.S. adoptions will be limited to children aged over five, sibling groups and those with […]

September 16, 2014

Don’t Use Religion To Cloak Bias Toward LGBT Families

Growing up with two moms in the San Francisco Bay Area, I thought a family was defined by loud dinners, birthday parties, overprotective parents and unconditional love. Then, when I was 7 years old, a girl in my class told me I couldn’t sit with her and her friends because I wasn’t a “real person.” […]

September 15, 2014

Sold Illegally From A Clinic, Adoptees Use DNA To Seek Birth Families

By Gracie Bonds Staples, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DUCKTOWN, Tenn. — At a small inn tucked behind a Chevron gas station just off U.S. 64, men and women in their 50s and 60s trickled into room 109 Saturday morning. A teacher, a former newspaper editor, and a hairdresser were among the first to arrive. They came […]

June 26, 2014