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House OKs Bill Allowing Adoption Agencies To Reject Parents On Religious Grounds

May 10, 2017

Faith-based adoption agencies in Texas would be able to reject prospective parents on religious grounds under a bill the state House preliminarily approved Tuesday over strong objections from Democratic lawmakers who said it would ultimately harm children and deny good people the right to care for them.

From Texas Standard:

Most adoptions are about children finding their "forever homes," or their permanent families. Other adoption proceedings are for parents who want to make sure their kid remains a part of their family, as is the case for many same-sex parents.

Study Up for 'Think': Infertility 101

Sep 9, 2014
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More than six million women have trouble getting pregnant. At 1 p.m. on Think, reproductive experts Dr. Satin Patel and Dr. Bruce Carr will talk to Krys Boyd about the options available to couples facing infertility.

Along with the food and gift-giving, the holiday season is also a time for reflection and gratitude for all we have. The same holds true for commentator Diane Brown, but it took her a while to reach that point.