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Homosexuality does not equate to danger and instability. Portuguese Parliament. Related Human rights minority rights Discrimination Freedom Index. People are also concerned with the well being of the children adopted by same-sex couples. South Africa is the only African country to allow joint adoption by same-sex couples.
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- Jordan III issued a preliminary injunction striking down Mississippi's ban on same-sex couples from adoption, ruling the ban violates the Equal Protection Clause. Rhoades , challenging the birth certificate wordage.
- The following countries permit step-child adoption in which the partner in a relationship can adopt the natural and the adopted child of his or her partner:. On appeal, the Idaho Supreme Court unanimously reversed the magistrate's ruling because Idaho has no specific statutory ban on unmarried second-parent adoption.
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- Same-sex adoption legalization in Canada began with British Columbia in and was finalized with Nunavut in In Mexico City , the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District passed legislation on 21 December enabling same-sex couples to adopt children.
That adds up to an estimated 2 million gay people who are interested in adoption. Vienna Online. Gay adoption recently caused controversy in Illinois, where Catholic Charities adoption services decided in November to cease offering services because the state refused funding unless the groups agreed not to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
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