Mon Feb 25, 2013, 08:34 PM
UrbScotty (23,541 posts)
Kansas Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Adoption
On Friday, the Kansas Supreme Court issued a ruling protecting the rights of same-sex couples to both be recognized as the legal parents of the children they are raising together. The case involved two women, Marci Frazier and Kelly Goudschaal, who had been raising children together, but then faced a custody dispute after they separated. The Court ruled that the coparenting contract the couple had signed is valid and should be recognized, because their children are better off having two parents than just one:
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Kansas Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Same-Sex Adoption (Original post)
|Jim Lane||Feb 2013||#7|
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Tue Feb 26, 2013, 01:04 AM
Jim Lane (8,740 posts)
7. Heather has two mommies... plus a damn good lawyer.
The legal reasoning is clear, but I imagine the lawyer had to work some to help the judges get past the fact that it was a same-sex couple.