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Law Strikes Down Utah Adoption Act, 'Responsible' Fathers Can Now Contest for Custody

Law Strikes Down Utah Adoption Act, 'Responsible' Fathers Can Now Contest for Custody
To combat a previous rule that allowed unwed mothers to place their children up for adoption in Utah without the father's consent – which critics say led to de facto kidnapping – state legislators have changed the law so that the fathers must now be notified. "Responsible" fathers may now challenge the adoptions.
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Child Caught Mid-Adoption in Utah's Gay Marriage Back and Forth

Child Caught Mid-Adoption in Utah's Gay Marriage Back and Forth
The Supreme Court brought marriages to a halt in Utah until the matter gets settled by the land's highest court. But they also stopped newly married gay couples from gaining benefits, like adoption. Matthew Barraza and Tony Milner found themselves in limbo when their son's adoption was halted mid-process.
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Growing List of Fortune 500 Companies 'Coming Out' in Support of Marriage Equality

In Golinski v. United States Office of Personnel Management, an amicus brief has been filed by 70 businesses, trade groups, and cities in support of the plaintiff, Golinski, and marriage equality.
Some of the high profile companies and municipal employers include: Microsoft, CBS, Levi Strauss, Starbucks, Viacom, Electronic Arts, eBay, Xerox, Google and the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Boston and Seattle. This is important because while the Administration is making a case for "equal protection under the law" these employers are making one based on economics.
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