Tag Archives: Adoption

Lesbian and Gay Parenting Most Prevalent in the South; Couples and their Children Need Legal Protection

For the first time in 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau released the numbers of same-sex marriages reported in the United States and data about their relationships. The decision to release this information reversed a Bush-era policy that prohibited the release … Continue reading

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Florida Court Strikes Down Gay Adoption Ban

Good news for children in need of loving families: Florida no longer considers adoption by gay women and men to be unconstitutional under article 1, section 2, of the Florida Constitution. On September 22, 2010, a three-judge panel in the … Continue reading

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Bethany Christian Services Received $3 Million in Federal Money in 2009

Following up our blog post on crisis pregnancy centers, an American Prospect blogger reports that Bethany Christian Services, one of the centers whose coercive practices were exposed in a Nation article earlier this year, received $3 million in federal money … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”

Adoption is often thought of as a good, politically-uncharged alternative for women who are pregnant, but feel that for whatever reason they cannot raise a child, and do not want to have an abortion.  Think again. Kathryn Joyce at The … Continue reading

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President Obama Working to Reduce Need for Abortion

The Washington Post reports that President Obama is trying shift the issue of abortion in the United States from a debate over “morality and legality” to emphasizing the need to decrease the number of unplanned pregnancies. To do this, he … Continue reading

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Florida Adoption Ban

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s editorial board has come out in favor of a Florida court’s ruling that the ban on LGBT people adopting children in that state is unconstitutional. [Florida is] one of a few states with laws that prevent gay … Continue reading

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