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US: ACLU Urges Georgia Senate Remove Anti-LGBT Language From Adoption Bill

US: ACLU Urges Georgia Senate Remove Anti-LGBT Language From Adoption Bill

The ACLU of Georgia has called on members of the Georgia Senate to remove language inserted into House Bill 159 last week that would allow state-funded adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT Georgians. “It’s a sad day when a bill that was supposed to be about helping foster kids gets turned into a vehicle for state-sanctioned […]

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Alabama Court’s Refusal To Recognize Same-Sex Adoption

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Alabama Court’s Refusal To Recognize Same-Sex Adoption

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization in the US, praised an 8-judge unanimous decision from the Supreme Court of the United States, reversing an Alabama Supreme Court’s refusal to recognize an adoption by a lesbian non-biological mother. HRC joined a coalition of organizations on […]