Texas Adoption Agency 'Religious Refusal' Closer To LawTexas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Texas House OKs Letting Adoption Groups Deny Non-ChristiansMany state-funded Texas adoption and foster care agencies routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants on religious grounds — and legislation that got initial approval in the state House on Tuesday is designed to protect them from potential lawsuits from doing so.
Texas Adoption Bill OK's Rejection Of Non-Christian ParentsState-funded adoption agencies backing Texas legislation that would sanction the rejection of prospective parents on religious grounds freely admit they already routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants.
2 Sisters Meet Each Other For The First TimeTwo sisters who were separated due to family issues met each other in person Saturday for the first time.
Firefighter Adopts Baby He Delivered During Emergency CallFirefighter Marc Hadden was working with the medical unit when he helped deliver the baby girl who would grow into the blonde-haired, blue-eyed daughter he now knows as “Gracie.”
Old Horse Stages His Own Rescue In Time for ChristmasA horse was given the greatest gift he could have ever received this Christmas. He received the gift of life and a new home.
Yes! 3-Year-Old Boy's Celebration Adoption Pix Go ViralA 3-year-old boy's celebration of his adoption is a hit on social media. Dezhianna "Dae" Brown's Twitter post of photos of her adoptive brother Michael had nearly 150,000 likes by Friday morning.
Advocates: Revamp Texas Adoption Care After Mistreated TeensThe child-protection system in Texas should be revamped to better monitor adoptions and prevent a reoccurrence of the seven special-needs children found near Houston isolated and living in filthy conditions, child advocates say.
State Leaders Call For A New Plan To Fix Child Protective ServicesWith nearly 1,000 at-risk kids being left unchecked for months, leaders are now calling for a new plan to fix Texas Child Protective Services.
Toddlers Who Were Best Friends In China Are Now Neighbors In PlanoThese best friends in China thought they were separated forever. But then fate stepped in and now these two children are neighbors.
CBS11 I-Team: Adoption HeartbreakA Farmers Branch family is worried it will soon mourn the death of a child, and the parents are blaming an adoption agency.
Poll Shows Young Americans Favor LGBT RightsAccording to a new poll, young people in America overwhelmingly support LGBT rights when it comes to policies on employment, healthcare and adoption. But few of these people consider this to be a top issue facing the country.