Category Archives: ACLU

ACLU Florida creates Facebook page on adoption issue

The American Civil Liberties Union in Florida has created a page on Facebook as part of its campaign for the adoption issue. The page just passed 100 “likes,” and I hope it gains a lot more. Here is the link. … Continue reading

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Are adoption opponents cooling heels until 2012?

Vicki Nantz  As the Florida’s legislative session nears its end May 6, there has been no movement toward usurping last fall’s appellate court decision allowing LGBT individuals to adopt children. So far, so good, right? Some political observers such as … Continue reading

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Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down adoption law

photo © 2006 Chris Phan | more info (via: Wylio) When the judicial arm of government upholds the rights of individuals over the expressed desire of voters, it’s common to hear people whine and complain about activist judges and the … Continue reading

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7 ways to argue for the fairness of LGBT adoption rights

Participants in workshops being held statewide in Florida are learning ways to argue or speak persuasively about the issue of LGBT adoption.    Why is this important? Because people are more likely to believe and trust a friend, co-worker or … Continue reading

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ACLU brings media training, film to Jacksonville

The ACLU is bringing its resources and expertise to Northeast Florida this  coming weekend in its ongoing effort to be sure the right to adopt and foster for LGBT people is maintained in this state. I highly recommend the GLAAD … Continue reading

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ACLU paves path to adoption by gay man

  If it weren’t for the convictions of Miami resident Martin Gill, the 1977 Florida law banning adoptions by gays and lesbians would not been overturned by an appellate court in September 2010. Florida had the dubious distinction of being … Continue reading

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