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LGBT adoption in the United States

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Laws regarding LGBT adoption in the United States vary, as adoption in the United States is ... For male same-sex couples, becoming a parent can be more costly as, ..... Mississippi is the only U.S....

Mississippi - Family Equality Council

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This Mississippi statute puts married same-sex couples in a second-class status in terms of being able to adopt, foster and raise children. The Supreme Court ...

Mississipi Governor: Same-Sex Couples Still Can't Adopt Here ...

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Sep 14, 2015 ... He argues that the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage does not extend to adoption rights. ... the governor of Mississippi is defending his state's ban on adoption by same-sex couples. ... being sued by same-sex couples challenging Section 93-17-3(5), a provision .... Most Popular on Advocate.

WATCH: Ban on Adoption by Gay and Lesbian ... - The Advocate

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Nov 9, 2015 ... The last state to ban adoption by same-sex couples has so far refused to ... N.C. GOP Candidate: I'm Being Persecuted by 'LGBTQ Mafia' ... Four Mississippi lesbian couples are pleading with a federal judge to declare the ...

Gay and Lesbian Adoption and Parenting | Nolo.com

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The legal rights of same-sex parents, from adoption to coparenting to second parent ... A few states, such as Mississippi and Utah, bar same-sex partners from adopting. ... Education Fund (www.lambdalegal.org), and Gay and Lesbian Advocates ... nonbiological parent) is most likely to become an issue if a same- sex couple ...

Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Parents - Child Welfare Information ...

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between 8 and 10 million children are being raised in gay and lesbian ..... couples from adoption and forbid the State of Mississippi from recognizing ..... group's advocacy and educational projects encourage parents to work with teachers on.

Despite Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Gay Adoption ... - Huffington Post

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Aug 19, 2015 ... Florida's 1977 ban on gay adoption had only recently been overturnedwhen ... program at the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for gay rights. ... Mississippi is the only state that has a law that specifically bars gay couples ... wards until 2012, when the state started allowing gay couples to become ...

Mississippi's Hurtful, Lonely Stand Against Same-Sex Adoption

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Sep 18, 2015 ... Mississippi's Hurtful, Lonely Stand Against Same-Sex Adoption ... Instead, I am an advocate for teens in foster care that are waiting to be adopted. ... In 49 states that would not be a deal-breaker, but Mississippi is the only state ...

New lawsuit challenges Mississippi same-sex adoption ban

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Aug 12, 2015 ... On Wednesday, the LGBT advocacy group Family Equality Council and the ... Enacted in 2000, the gay adoption ban in Mississippi state code .... Shopping for a mommy and daddy could become a new children's past time.

US|Anti-Gay Laws Bring Backlash in Mississippi and North Carolina

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Apr 5, 2016 ... Mississippi's governor signed far-reaching legislation allowing ... whether the state should adopt anti-discrimination protections may have cost Indiana ... was pulling out of an existing project, saying that “becoming an employer in ... This was a reference to an L.G.B.T. advocate who resigned months ago as ...

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Despite Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, Gay Adoption Rights Uncertain ...

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Aug 19, 2015 ... Florida's 1977 ban on gay adoption had only recently been overturned ... program at the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for gay rights. ... Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, ... wards until 2012, when the state started allowing gay couples to become ...

Mississippi Adoption - Adoption | Laws.com

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Reform Efforts · Advocacy Groups · Anti-LGBT Adoption Laws · Failures of Federal ... The majority of Mississippi law on adoption is located under Chapter 17 of Title 93 of the state's annotated code. ... A Mississippi adoption can become extremely complex if paternity rights ... German Court Strengthens Gay Adop...

U.S. judge lifts Mississippi ban on adoption by gay couples - CNN.com

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Apr 1, 2016 ... U.S. judge lifts ban on adoption by same-sex couples in Mississippi ... bans gay couples from adopting," the advocacy groups said at the time.