Main | Friday, March 20, 2009

Denmark Gets Gay Adoption

Gay couples in Denmark now have the same adoption rights as heterosexuals. In 1999 Denmark became the first country in the world to allow same-sex couples to adopt their partners' children. Although many European countries already permit gay adoption, the Danish parliament narrowly approved the new law by a 62-53 vote. The measure had been voted down six times in recent years.

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