May 5, 2020 In News

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Faces Backlash After Signing Controversial Adoption Bill

REPUBLICAN Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is facing heavy criticism for a bill he signed Friday allowing state-funded adoption agencies to deny services to LGBTQ couples for religious reasons. Opponents argue that the bill, which goes into effect…

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May 5, 2020 In News

Texas’ Foster Care System Sets Adoption Records

THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN adopted in Texas surpassed 6,000 in fiscal year 2019, marking a new record for the state, according to data released this week by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. More than 20,000…

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May 5, 2020 In News

Michigan: State-Funded Adoption Agencies Cannot Ban LGBTQ Parents

Michigan adoption agencies that are funded by the state can no longer discriminate against LGBTQ prospective parents. Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel reached a settlement with lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union last week that…

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