Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Adoption in Northern Ireland

A judge in Belfast has ruled gay and unmarried couples in Northern Ireland can now adopt children.  The ruling overturns a 1987 law that discriminated against both groups.  The judge stated the law “violated human rights laws on privacy and discrimination.”  Read more here in the Washington Post.


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