IndianaBill 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.
NebraskaLegislature 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.