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Plaintiffs seek to block Miss. ban on gay couples adopting

Friday, August 28, 2015
The couples and two gay-rights groups filed suit Aug. 12 to challenge the 2000 adoption ban.
The couples and two gay-rights groups filed suit Aug. 12 to challenge the 2000 adoption ban. ...

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Dolce & Gabbana apologize for denouncing gay adoptions

Monday, August 17, 2015
Domenico Dolce, right, and Stefano Gabbana
"I’ve realized that my words were inappropriate, and I apologize." ...

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Hidden cam catches straight couple sticking up for gay parents

Friday, August 14, 2015
A scene from ABC's What Would You Do?
What if you witnessed a pregnant woman harassed for giving her baby to a gay couple? ...

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Bryan Fischer thinks gays ‘are bringing slavery back’

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Bryan Fischer
"As well as tyranny." ...

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Lawsuit challenges Mississippi’s same-sex adoption ban

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Mississippi state capitol in Jackson.
In 2000, then-Gov. Ronnie Musgrove signed the ban, but now says he regrets doing so. ...

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Mexican court overturns same-sex adoption ban

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Mexico's Supreme Court determined that state laws were unconstitutional.
The law “unjustifiably violates the exercise of founding a family.” ...

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Maricopa County attorney sidesteps same-sex adoption fight

Friday, July 10, 2015
"If I really wanted to make this a political battle I could have forced the ACLU to litigate it," said Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery
The decision by Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to farm out the services he's legally required to provide lets him avoid backtracking on a policy of denying those services to same-sex couples after the Supreme Court's recent ruling on gay ...

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As same-sex marriage becomes more widely accepted, ranks of gay dads increase

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Weston Clark, left, and his husband, Brandon Mark, right, play with their children Xander, 4, and Zoe, 17 months, at their home in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 15, 2015.
More so than heterosexual couples or lesbians, who can bear their own children, gay men face high hurdles en route to parenthood. The main avenues open to them - adoption or surrogacy - can be costly and complicated. But many ...

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Gay couple who always wanted to be dads now adopting their 7th child, a gay teen

Friday, June 19, 2015
Eric Charles-Gallo, center, with husband Louis Gallo, left, and newest addition, Darnell, right. They’re surrounded by their other six kids and a foster baby.
Right from the start of their relationship, Eric Charles-Gallo and Louis Gallo of Kansas City, Missouri, knew they wanted to be dads. ...

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Gay adoption ban stricken from Florida laws after four decades

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Florida-sign
Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Thursday that removes the language from Florida's statutes - though the ban hasn't been enforced for the past five years. ...

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