In fact, we have a whole network of adoption attorneys and professionals across the country ready to assist you. Retrieved 21 January Honolulu, HI. Currently, of the approximately applications her organization receives each semiannual cycle, only about 10 to 12 are from gays and lesbians. Major professional organizations have made statements in defense of adoption by same-sex couples. After her own ordeal, Becky looked for a way to help other families pay for adoption, but she found that all the organizations had criteria that restricted their grants to straight, married couples, specifically excluding gays and lesbians, as well as single straight people. No single people may adopt only in exceptional circumstances, independently of their sexual orientation.
Canada has no nation-wide law legalizing same-sex adoption, but rather has smaller provincial laws that cover the entire nation. Therefore, sir, catechism in your hands! Vienna Online. Retrieved 21 January
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