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May 8, 2006

Senate Bill 172: Allows Homosexuals to Adopt

Author:
Senator Rich

Summary:
Provides that a person who is homosexual is eligible to be an adoptive parent under certain enumerated circumstances; requires that eligibility criteria be met by clear & convincing evidence.

Status:

09/08/05(Senate) Filed
10/26/05(Senate) Referred to Children and Families; Judiciary
10/26/05(Senate) On Committee agenda—Children and Families, 02/14/06, 2 p.m., 301-S
05/05/06(Senate) Died in Committee

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA is opposed to this bill.

Action Requested:

Please call Senator Lynn if you are in Volusia County and Senator Campbell if you are in Broward County and give them this message:

    "Please vote against S.B. 172 in order to protect the historical understanding of the adoption process and to preserve the traditional structure of the family."

Do not identify yourself as a homeschooler.

You can ask for Senators Lynn and Campbell by calling Legislative Services at 1 (850) 488-4371. Or you can call Senator Lynn's office directly at (850) 487-5033 and Senator Campbell's office directly at (850) 487-5094.

 Other Resources

Feb.-14-2006—Florida—Calls Needed to Protect the Sanctity of the Adoption Process

Feb.-15-2006—Florida—Adoption Bill Postponed

Bill Text

Bill History