Palusky wrote. The announcement is a significant departure for the year-old organization, which is the largest Protestant adoption and foster agency in the United States. Bethany facilitated 3, foster placements and 1, adoptions in , and has offices in 32 states. The organization also works in refugee placement, and offers other services related to child and family welfare. Previously, openly gay prospective foster and adoptive parents in most states were referred to other agencies.
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Bill No. The proposed law would put Panama out of step with advances in the region. Panama should act on those obligations and recognize and implement measures of protection for same-sex couples, that would also allow same-sex couples to adopt on an equal basis as different-sex couples. Some may argue that preserving adoption for married couples is in the best interest of the child as it offers the prospect of stability over an unmarried couple.
Jerusalem Post US Politics. Trump administration argues adoption orgs. The Trump administration has filed a brief to the Supreme Court , arguing that a taxpayer-funded social services agency should be allowed to refuse to work with same-sex couples if it violates the agency's religious beliefs, NBC News reported. Tags discrimination Philadelphia Adoption.
Reverend Matthew Bode has been with his husband since , after the two met through mutual friends in the Michigan community where they do social-justice work. In , they wed at a public religious ceremony attended by loved ones. Both men knew they wanted to be parents at some point, though neither felt the need to have a biological child.