Senator Announces Bill to End Adoption Discrimination

Senator Announces Bill to End Adoption Discrimination

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce a bill to ban discrimination against LGBT people who seek to adopt children.

Obama Calls for End to Discriminatory Parenting Laws

Obama Calls for End to Discriminatory Parenting Laws

President Obama makes LGBT history again by advocating foster and adoptive parents be chosen without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.

Florida Senate OK's Repeal of Ban on Adoption by Gays, Sends to Governor

Florida: Repeal of Adoption Ban Gets OK, Sent to Governor

The repeal measure, which has already passed the House, received bipartisan approval in the Senate after emotional debate.

Florida Poised to Approve Antigay 'License to Discriminate' in Adoptions

Florida Kills Antigay 'License to Discriminate' in Adoptions

The state Senate turned back an effort to write discriminatory language into adoption law.

Florida May Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Gays

Florida May Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Gays

An odious bill advances in the Florida House.

WATCH: These Gay Prospective Dads Sing 'Dear Future Baby' And It's Too Cute

WATCH: Hopeful Dads Sing 'Dear Future Baby,' Are Too Cute

A Minneapolis couple channels Meghan Trainor and sing their hearts out on the web, hopeful that one day they will become fathers.

Alabama Bill Seeks License to Discriminate in Adoption Services

Alabama Wants License to Discriminate in Adoption

The measure would let faith-based agencies, even those that receive public funds, turn away same-sex couples or others who offend the agency's religious beliefs.

Antigay Adoption Bills Advance in Michigan, Florida

Two States Could Let Gay Couples Be Excluded in Adoptions

Opponents call the bills a 'license to discriminate' and say they prioritize an adoption agency's beliefs over the best interests of the child seeking a home.

Alabama Judge, Ordered to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage, Denies Second-Parent Adoption

Ala. Judge, Forced to Recognize Lesbian Marriage, Denies Adoption 

The same probate judge who was taken to court for denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples is being sued again — by the same couple whose marriage he was court-ordered to recognize.

GOP Senators Want to Give Religious Adoption Agencies 'License to Discriminate'
August 01 2014 9:45 AM ET

Senators Seek License to Discriminate in Adoption

Two Republican senators have introduced legislation that would ensure religiously affiliated adoption agencies don't lose state or federal funding, even if they refuse to place kids with LGBT prospective parents.

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