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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 regulated and licensed at the state level. In 2006, adoption by gay couples was illegal in Nebraska, Flori...

Advocates Release Letter Opposing NE Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill ...

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Mar 16, 2016 ... Child Welfare Advocates Release Letter Opposing Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill Pending in NE Legislature ... The attacks on fairness and equality in Nebraska are part of an onslaught of anti-LGBT bills being pushed in 2016 by ...

LGBT Rights | ACLU of Nebraska

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Our goal: a Nebraska where LGBT people can live openly, where identities, ... to Public · Civil Forfeiture Reform · Civil Forfeiture Reporting Requirements ... through an ordinance in Lincoln in 1982 and filed our first marriage litigation case in 2003. ... Around the country, the ACLU brings more LGBT cases and advocacy  ...

Nebraska Stops Enforcing Ban on Gay Foster Parents | Advocate.com

www.advocate.com/families/2015/03/01/nebraska-stops-enforcing-ban-gay-foster-parents

Mar 1, 2015 ... Nebraska will no longer consider the sexual orientation or marital status of individuals wanting to be foster parents or adopt wards of the state, ...

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 ... program at the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for gay rights. ... Nebraska policy prevented unmarried couples, gay or straight, from fostering or adopting state wards until 2012, when the state started allowing gay couples to become ...

Gay rights group announces expanded operation in Nebraska ...

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Sep 15, 2014 ... A national civil rights group announced Monday it will beef up its grassroots and lobbying muscle in Nebraska, boosting its advocacy efforts for ...

Foster Care and Adoptions Rights for Gay Couples | TakePart

www.takepart.com/article/2013/10/01/state-wont-give-foster-child-gay-couple-who-raised-5-kids

Oct 1, 2013 ... Nebraska still maintains a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, however. ... Now that their children are becoming adults, they are looking to help others. ... Bryant Huddleston is trying to send as an LGBT rights advocate in ...

Who Can Foster and Adopt - AdoptUSKids

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Characteristics needed to be a good foster or adoptive parent include: Being stable, mature, dependable, and flexible; Having the ability to advocate for children ...

Adoption - PFLAG National

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Advocacy & Issues ... In some states, LGBT people can adopt and become foster care parents, in other states they cannot. ... Nebraska – Department of Social Services prohibits adoption and foster care by individuals known to be gay or ...

Nebraska's Ban on Gay Foster Parents is Beatable | American Civil ...

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Apr 25, 2014 ... Nebraska bars gay people from being foster parents and also bars any ... still have some kind of ban on foster parenting or adoptions by gay ...

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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 ... program at the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for gay rights. ... Nebraska policy prevented unmarried couples, gay or straight, from fostering or adopting state wards until 2012, when the state started allowing gay couples to become ...

Our Adoption and Foster Care Work - Family Equality Council

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Adoption is one of the primary ways that LGBT parents create families, ... restrict same-sex couples from accessing second-parent adoption (Utah, Nebraska, ... We advocate for state legislation that supports the ability of LGBT people to create ...

Nebraska Adoption - Adoption | Laws.com

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Most laws for NE adoption are located in Chapter 43 of the state's revised statutes. Additionally, the DHHS provides valuable information about requirements for ...