Entry #1744: Same-sex adoption in Arizona

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RegionArizona
IssueSame-sex adoption
Statusambiguous
Start DateApr 18, 2011
End Datenow
DescriptionWhile same-sex adoption is legal in Arizona, 2011 Ariz Legis Serv. 147 (S.B. 1188) gives preference to "a married man and woman" over an individual. Thus, the preference for married individuals not only discriminates against unwed individuals of all orientations, but the wording also carries allows for discrimination against LGBT couples. Second parent adoption is not permitted for same-sex couples.
Sourceshttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/arizona Arizona §25.23.020
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Sourceshttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/arizona §25.23.020https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/arizona Arizona §25.23.020

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NoteWhile same-sex adoption is legal in Arizona, 2011 Ariz Legis Serv. 147 (S.B. 1188) gives preference to "a married man and woman" over an individual. Thus, the preference for married individuals not only discriminates against unwed individuals of all orientations, but the wording also carries allows for discrimination against LGBT couples.While same-sex adoption is legal in Arizona, 2011 Ariz Legis Serv. 147 (S.B. 1188) gives preference to "a married man and woman" over an individual. Thus, the preference for married individuals not only discriminates against unwed individuals of all orientations, but the wording also carries allows for discrimination against LGBT couples. Second parent adoption is not permitted for same-sex couples.
Sourceshttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdfhttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/arizona §25.23.020

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ValueMarried couples only
Value Specialambiguous
Sourceshttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf http://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdfhttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf

Revision by imullin01

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueMarried couples only
Value Specialambiguous
Sourceshttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdfhttps://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map1.pdf http://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf

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