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Illinois Senate Committee Rejects Bill to Allow Adoption Discrimination against LGBT Families

On April 13, 2011, an Illinois State Senate Committee rejected a proposed law that would have allowed religious organizations to deny services to LGBT families seeking to adopt or foster children. According to the Huffington Post, “The legislation, which was sponsored by Democratic Sen. David Koehler, would have amended the state’s recently passed civil unions [...]

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‘Coming out of the Closet’ with Domestic Infant Adoption

Ann Wrixon, the Executive Director of the Independent Adoption Center reports on Gay and Lesbian adoption in the United States today. David Perry of Comcast’s “Ten Percent”* questions Wrixon on state legislation surrounding LGBT adoption and what role the IAC is playing to advocate for same-sex couples who want to adopt. Having placed about 1000 [...]

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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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