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Thursday, July 12, 2012

3 Parents, 1 Child in CA?

From ABC:

California, the battleground state for the arguments for and against same-sex marriage, is now considering an unconventional law that would allow children to be legally granted more than two parents. 

The bill -- SB1476 -- would apply equally to men and women, and to homosexual or heterosexual relationships. Proposed by State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, it has passed the Senate and awaits an Assembly vote.

Leno cites the evolving American family, which includes surrogacy arrangements, same-sex marriages and reproductive techniques that involve multiple individuals.

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That sounds like the kind of law that California law makers would consider. During the past decade, California law makers have developed a reputation for entertaining controversial legislation.

Posted by: Divorce Forms | Jul 12, 2012 5:51:18 PM

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