Recent Posts in Same-Sex Marriage Category

  • Ruling Redefines Definition of Parenthood in New York

    || 12-Oct-2016

    The definition of parenthood in New York has been expanded to honor the rights of non-biological, non-adoptive second parents in non-traditional families. In a landmark ruling, the New York State Court of Appeals has declared that a caretaker who is not related to, or the adoptive guardian of, a child could still petition for custody and visitation rights. The ruling comes from a dispute between a ...
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  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

    || 13-Jul-2015

    In a 5 to 4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage legalization nationwide on June 26 th, 2015. The ruling immediately shot sparks of controversy all across the nation, as only an estimated 60% of Americans had previously been in favor of allowing same-sex marriage to be recognized by government bodies. While some people cite marriage as a form of happiness ...
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