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Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marisa Murakami
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Indiana Bill HF 3626 was proposed to the House Health and Human Services Reform Committee.  This bipartisan legislation - bill of rights for siblings in foster care - would help keep foster youths connected with their siblings.

Michigan federal judge is ruling to allow Christian foster families to intervene when same-sex couples are challenging the Michigan policy to turn away gay and lesbian prospective parents for religious reasons. The Michigan Adoption Rule is opposed by groups stating it is a violation of first and fourteenth amendments to the US constitution.

Nebraska Legislature Bill 729 is being introduced that will make state officials liable for failing to disclose a state ward's history to potential foster and adoptive parents.

National: The latest Voice for Adoption advocacy updates can be found here.

National: The latest Human Rights Campaign Foundation updates can be found here.