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Legislative Bill 571: Legalizing Adoption by Unmarried “Couples”
Senators Lowen Kruse, Abbie Cornett, and DiAnna Schimek
Legislative Bill 571 would allow heterosexual and homosexual “couples” or any other two adults, “regardless of their marital status,” to jointly adopt children.
|1/18/2007||Referred to Judiciary Committee|
|2/15/2007||Notice of Hearing on 03-01-2007|
|3/1/2007||Motion to suspend rules and cancel public hearing prevailed, scheduled hearing (3-1-2007) canceled|
|3/13/2007||Notice of Hearing on 3/20/2007 (Reschedule)|
Oppose. Homeschooling is based on a traditional interpretation of parental rights. These rights are derived from a number of sources, including “western civilization concepts of the family as a union of a man and a woman with broad parental authority over minor children…” [See U.S. Supreme Court case Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000)]. An attack on these concepts erodes parental rights and the foundation for home education.
None at this time.
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