Posts Tagged ‘Gay adoption’

UK Catholic parents oppose their sons’ adoption by gays

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

A Catholic couple in the United Kingdom have failed in a legal attempt to block the adoption of two of their sons by a gay couple. The parents, of Slovak Roma origin, had asked that the children be adopted by a Catholic family. The parents’ four children were taken into care in Kent last year. Read more

Why California’s three-parent law was inevitable

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

A California bill allowing children to have three legal parents will not help children, but instead will unnecessarily complicate their lives. The supposed need for California’s SB 1476 flowed directly from the drive to normalize same sex parenting and recognize same sex unions. Can a child have three parents? If California State Senator Mark Leno Read more

Same sex adoption – different rules for men and women?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

If the the law is changed to allow same sex adoption will the new law treat female couples and male couples equally? Under existing law it is illegal for a single male to adopt a female. If the law is changed to allow same sex couples to adopt, will a male couple be allowed to Read more

Support for adoptions by gay couples crosses political boundaries

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Three private members’ bills which would enable same-sex adoption are either in the Parliamentary members’ ballot or are being drafted. One of them is being developed by National’s Nikki Kay and Green’s Kevin Hague. In an email to gayexpress on Monday Hague said “the cat’s out of the bag” after the National Party’s northern regional Read more