States that allow gay couples to adopt
to block same sex couples form adopting or becoming foster parents. A Greenville couple has filed a law. European laws on adoption by same-sex couples to adopt partner's child, Same-sex couples are allowed to. agencies to turn away same-sex couples, citing 'religious freedom.' and Let Live” act—would allow adoption and foster care agencies to. Prior to several rulings by the Supreme Court of the United States, adoption laws varied widely by state. Some states granted full adoption rights to same-sex couples, while others banned it entirely or only allowed the partner in a same-sex relationship to adopt the biological child of the other partner. Today, thanks to these federal rulings, same-sex couples’ right to adopt child, either married or individually, is protected throughout the United States. And, while the history of same-sex adoption has come a long way, there still remain obstacles for LGBT would-be adoptive parents, like religious freedom bills that allow faith-based. A federal judge ruled Thursday that Mississippi's ban on same-sex couples adopting children is unconstitutional, making gay adoption legal in all 50 states. U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan issued a preliminary injunction against the ban, citing the Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex Author: Mollie Reilly.