Adoption setback

May 1995
Advocate;5/16/95, Issue 681, p12
Reports on the ruling of a New York State appellate court in April 6, 1995 that gays and lesbians may not adopt their lovers' biological children because they are not legally married. Counties under the jurisdiction of the ruling; Possible influence of the ruling in Manhattan and Rochester.


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