In Chile, same-sex couples are allowed to apply to adopt a child. More recently, the amount of same-sex couples adopting in the 21st century has tripled since the s. Adoption and foster care. In Novembera state circuit court struck down the law in In re: Retrieved 21 March
From toseven national polling organizations asked certain representative sections of Americans their opinions regarding the legalization of same-sex adoption, with the main question being "Do you think there should or should not be adoption rights for gays and lesbians so they can legally adopt children?
LGBT adoption in the United States
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Retrieved November 23, In July through Life Partnership Act Croatia recognized an institution similar to step-child adoption called partner-guardian. The court held that Alabama law did not recognize the women as spouses. El Mercurio in Spanish. The Marriage Definition of Marriage Amendment Actwhich came into force on 19 Augustallowed same-sex marriage and permitted married same-sex couples to jointly adopt children.