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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  ...

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 ...

LGBTQ Adoption | Independent Adoption Center

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... Leader in Supporting and Serving LGBT Families ... Browse our list of loving families hoping to adopt a baby.

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 ...

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 ...

Despite same-sex marriage ruling, gay adoption rights uncertain in ...

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Aug 19, 2015 ... While same-sex couples have long been able to adopt from private, ... families program at the Human Rights Campaign, which advocates for gay rights. ... Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, ... started allowing gay couples to become foster parents, ultimately placing ...

Adoption Questions & Answers - Glad

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Adoption is a process by which an adult seeking to be a parent can ... A joint adoption is when a couple (gay, lesbian or heterosexual) ... 2007); Adoption of Tammy, 619 N.E.2d 315 (Mass. ..... Advocates & Defenders works in New England.

Nebraska to list same-sex couples as parents on birth certificates ...

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Nov 10, 2015 ... Nebraska officials are scrambling to change birth certificates for children adopted by gay couples, but LGBT activists and the American Civil Liberties Union ... the question of women being ordained to the permanent diaconate," Durocher ... archbishop to accept award from women's ordination advocacy

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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 ...

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 ...

Who can adopt/foster? - AdoptUSKids

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While most adults qualify to foster and adopt, eligibility requirements vary between ... AdoptUSKids provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ...