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More same-sex couples adopting across country

What would progressive-minded people do without the New York Times? This great newspaper doesn’t shy away from stories that probe deeply and reflect how our country and world are changing.  The news columns are filled with stories about minorities, the poor, … Continue reading

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Gay rights issues drive turnout for specific groups of voters

photo © 2008 Kristin Ausk | more info (via: Wylio)An independent Quinnipiac (KIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll in January 2009 found a solid majority of Floridians (55 percent) opposing the state law that had long prevented gays and lesbians from adopting children … Continue reading

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Court’s ruling in favor of gay parents faces potential challenges

 A Florida appellate court ruling last September might have appeared to most people to have ended the state’s 33-year-old categorical ban on adoption by gays and lesbians. When the Department of Children and Families and Gov. Crist announced they wouldn’t … Continue reading

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