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States Weigh Ban on Adoption by Gay Parents

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States Weigh Ban on Adoption by Gay Parents

States Weigh Ban on Adoption by Gay Parents

States Weigh Ban on Adoption by Gay Parents

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The battle over the role of gays and lesbians in society may be moving from marriage to the homefront as a number of states are gearing up to oppose gay adoption. The latest is Ohio, where a measure to ban adoption by gay men and lesbians was introduced in the state legislature last month. Some 16 states — including Alabama, Alaska, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Oregon — are taking steps to end gay adoptions.

Guests:

Andrea Stone, congressional correspondent for USA Today

Charmaine Yoest, vice president, external relations at the Family Research Council

Linda Hageman, executive director of the Cradle's Adoption Services

Rob Woronoff, program director at the Children's Welfare League of America