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Israeli Government Opposes Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

The government announced on Sunday that there are no intentions to change the law and allow gay couples to adopt in Israel. In response to a High Court petition, the state said that it was opposed to allowing same-sex couples to adopt because it would place an “additional burden” on the child.

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Abbott: Reform CPS So ‘No More Children Die’

“Last year, more than 100 children died in our Child Protective System. You can vote to end that,” said Texas Governor Greg Abbott during his State of the State Address on Tuesday.

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Texas Governor’s Address Sets Four State Emergency Priorities

Governor Greg Abbott addressed members of the Texas House and Senate in his State of the State Address on Tuesday and laid out his emergency items, including banning sanctuary cities, reforming the embattled agency responsible for safeguarding children, calling for a Convention of States to address overreaches by the federal government, and ethics reform governing elected officials.

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Does Outcry Over Al Trautwig’s Comments Actually Hurt the Adoption Movement?

Late Sunday night, longtime sports commentator Al Trautwig, one of NBC’s announcers for women’s gymnastics, ignited a firestorm when discussing the family of three-time world champion, Simone Biles. In the midst of the broadcast, Mr. Trautwig referred to Nellie and Ron Biles as Simone’s “grandparents” – something that was technically true, though not entirely accurate.

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Texas and Other States Allowing Illegal Aliens to Adopt Children

Texas and its state public officials may take a tough stance on illegal aliens in the Lone Star State, but those who are illegally in Texas are allowed to adopt children in Texas courts. The agency responsible for placing children in foster care when children are abandoned, neglected, or abused, is allowing illegal aliens to adopt children. Other states in the United States are allowing illegal aliens to adopt children in their courts as well.

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Supreme Court: States Must Recognize Child Adoptions from Other States

WASHINGTON—Today the Supreme Court held that Alabama courts failed to recognize an adoption by a same-sex couple from Georgia. But this unanimous decision was based purely on the Constitution’s requirement for one state to uphold court decrees from another state and had nothing to do with the LGBT agenda.

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New Law Forces Mother Teresa’s Order Out of Adoption Services in India

The group of religious sisters founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta is shutting down its thirty orphanages in India as a protest, rather than comply with new state regulations requiring that they place children with single parents. It’s a religious liberty case eerily familiar to Americans.

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Italian Senate Blocks Islamic ‘Adoption Jihad’

The Italian Senate has ratified the Hague Convention for the protection of foreign minors but rejected the application of its Sharia adoption provisions, which envision the application of Islamic law regarding guardianship of minors.