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Mississippi has been required to recognize adoption rights for ... down a statutory ban on same-sex couples adopting children jointly. ... 16 years to be able to adopt my son, so I'm overjoyed about that.


Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Mississippi alongside ... and devastating state law to be enacted against LGBTQ people in the country. ... and bolster efforts to win marriage equality for Mississippi's LGBTQ couples. ... Other Relationship Recognition: State issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples.


Apr 1, 2016 ... U.S. judge lifts ban on adoption by same-sex couples in Mississippi ... to adopt— would then conclude that married gay couples can be denied that ... that bans gay couples from adopting," the advocacy groups said at the time.


Oct 2, 2017 ... (AP) — Advocates of same-sex marriage say they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a Mississippi law that lets government workers ... a 2014 same-sex marriage lawsuit that could be used to challenge the law.


Nov 9, 2015 ... In 2015, there can be no question that it is unconstitutional for Mississippi to bar gay couples from adopting for no reason other than that they ...


Chart providing details of Mississippi Adoption Laws. ... Adoption can be a wonderful way to add joy and love to your family. ... adopt regardless of sexual orientation, state law does not permit same-sex couples to adopt. ... Find a Lawyer: Browse by Location · Browse by Legal Issue · Browse by Law Firm & Lawyer Profile.


The majority of Mississippi law on adoption is located under Chapter 17 of Title 93 of ... A Mississippi adoption can become extremely complex if paternity rights ...


Aug 12, 2015 ... When Mississippi adopted a one-sentence law forbidding adoptions by ... “We've had no problem, but I am in the military, so I could be called or ... Roberta Kaplan, the New York lawyer handling the case, said that after the ...


organization that believes being gay “is a poor and dangerous choice” that creates “a ... the Magnolia State. In the words of lesbian advocate Reverend ... Marriage – Many states, including Mississippi, had voted against recognizing marriage ...