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Uruguay Legalizes Adoption

Timothy Kincaid

September 9th, 2009

We told you earlier that Uruguay was in the process of legalizing adoption by same-sex couples. It appears it has now passed the final hurdle. (AFP)

Uruguay lawmakers Wednesday adopted a trailblazing law allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt children, in an unprecedented move for Latin America.

Senator Margarita Percovich told AFP the contentious bill had passed its final hurdle with 17 out of 23 senators voting in favor of the legislation.

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Penguinsaur
September 9th, 2009 | LINK

And every late night comedian begins an epic debate with their writers over whether a ‘uru-gay’ joke would be corny or not.

Eddie89
September 9th, 2009 | LINK

Congrats to Uruguay!

KZ
September 10th, 2009 | LINK

Did you hear that, Florida!?!

Eddie89
September 10th, 2009 | LINK

Florida is a third world state compared to 21st century gay civil rights Uruguay!

Maybe in about 40 years, Florida will be a more tolerant place and take down it’s ban on adoptions by gay people.

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