Anti-LGBT legislations are under consideration in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. They would allow religiously affiliated child placement agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill that would allow foster and adoption agencies to reject applications from LGBT parents.
Kentucky Family Court Judge W. Mitchell Nance was forced to resign from his position for discrimination against LGBT families. He thinks that LGBT parents aren't good for a child. A complaint filed led to his resignation after his refusals in cases of adoption.
The ACLU of Michigan filed a lawsuit against the state and its "religious freedom" law.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has approved a bill that will allow adoption agencies to discriminate same-sex couples.
The Senators of Texas have approved a bill allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT couples.
After approval by Alabama legislators, the House Bill 24 is now headed to the governor's desk.
By a 533-41 vote, the European Parliament has just approved an "automatic cross-border recognition of domestic adoption orders" across the EU, including adoptions made by same-sex parents.
The last round of the primaries of the French Republican party was held on November 20, and François Fillon, the most conservative candidate, was chosen.
The child-welfare agency in the state of Illinois describes the situation as desperate for thousands of young LGBT people.