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Florida Appeals Court Confirms Ban on Gay and Lesbian Adoption Unconstitutional

Today a Florida Appeals Court upheld a lower court’s decision that banning Gay and Lesbians from adopting was unconstitutional stating, “there is no rational basis for the statute.” The decision is likely to be appealed to Florida’s Supreme Court. The court noted considerable research showing that Gay men and Lesbians are as fit parents as [...]

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Breaking News: California’s Gay Marriage Ban Overturned!

The gay marriage ban in California was overturned today by Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, who ruled that the ban is “unconstitutional”. The case was brought to court by two gay couples who filed a lawsuit, saying that Prop 8 was a violation of their civil rights. Judge Walker agreed, stating that the ruling [...]

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Children Raised by Lesbian Parents Have Excellent Outcomes

A new study published in Pediatrics: Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics shows children raised by lesbian mothers have better adjustment than children raised in heterosexual homes. You can download the study at: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/peds.2009-3153v1. This study is significant because it shows that children raised with lesbian parents are not at any higher risk [...]

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