Judge Strikes Down Last Same-Sex Adoption Ban In The U.S.

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Same Sex Ban Struck DownA federal judge struck down a ban on same-sex couples adopting a child in Mississippi, making it legal now in all 50 states for all couples regardless of gender to adopt children. The lawsuit was filed in 2015 by four same-sex couples and challenged a law that had been in the books since 2000. With his ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Daniel P. Jordan III said the previous law banning same-sex couples from being allowed to adopt was in violation of the U.S. Constitution’s equal protection clause.

04/04/2016 | by News | Categories: Adoption, Adoption News | 0 Comments



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