Uruguay, small but open

August 28, 2009 at 12:26 pm Leave a comment

Uruguay is a Senate vote away from allowing gay and lesbian people to adopt. Their lefty coalition government led by Pres. Tabare Vazquez, has already legalized gay civil unions and ended a ban on homosexuals in the armed forces. [via AP]

Allowing easier adoption is merely recognising what already happens in nations with small populations and close knit extended families – someone is always helping to raise a relative’s child and for all intents and purposes, the family recognises them as parent and child even if the law doesn’t.

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