Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples.
By Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press
While many families may look like the archetype of mom and dad and kids, every family has something that makes them different, says author Rumaan Alam. The makeup of his family -- a brown man and a white man with…
By PBS NewsHour
Steffi Green’s toy room is more crowded – and organized – than most. Clear tubs brimming with colorful toys stacked to the ceiling are labeled “stuffed animals,” “Nerf toys” and “crafts.” She’s collecting gifts, with contributions from her community, for…
By Larisa Epatko
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a state law that allows businesses to refuse gay couples services based on an owners' religious beliefs.
By Laura Santhanam
By Laura Santhanam
As many as eight children die daily in the United States after their parents or caregivers abuse or neglect them, but a plan released today could help protect thousands of young lives.
By Mark Sherman and Phillip Lucas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Alabama's top court went too far when it tried to upend a lesbian mother's adoption of her partner's children.
By Laura Santhanam and Megan Crigger
The amount of time a child in foster care waits to be adopted has dropped dramatically since 2000, an improvement that is no accident, according to child welfare advocates.
After reaching their fifties and raising their own children, Jenny and Richard Bowen adopted 2-year-old Maya from China after learning of poor orphanage conditions for abandoned girls. Sixteen years later, the Bowens have two adopted daughters from the same region…
Parents Turn to Underground Online Networks to Give Away Foreign Adoptees…
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