RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married, same-sex couples can now adopt children.
McAuliffe’s office announced Friday that it was formally recognizing that same-sex couples can legally adopt.
McAuliffe said he hopes the legalization of same-sex marriage will lead to more children finding loving families.
The Democratic governor also planned to officiate a gay wedding ceremony in northern Virginia Friday.
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