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Oklahoma passes adoption bill critics say is biased against gay couples

Oklahoma passes adoption bill critics say is biased against gay couples

Jeff Colyer said in a press release directly citing the religious group. Ross said for LGBT families looking to adopt, it isn't always obvious which agencies will work with them and which won't, she said. Supporters say that the bill will only protect the rights that adoption agencies now have. Adoption agency Catholic Charities has been forced to cease operations in Massachusetts, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.


Five-year-old Andhra girl raped by minor

Five-year-old Andhra girl raped by minor

The DGP suspected that the accused was mentally unsound. Subbaiah was married twice. The incident caused a stir in Dachepalli as irate villagers blocked traffic on the Addanki-Narketpalli highway for several hours and a bandh was observed on Thursday demanding stern action against the accused.


Drama continues after Home chaplain rescinds resignation letter requested by Ryan

Drama continues after Home chaplain rescinds resignation letter requested by Ryan

Whereas the choice to ask for Conroy's resignation was Ryan's, a senior Home GOP aide and a senior aide to Home Democratic Chief Nancy Pelosi stated she was consulted all through the personnel choice. Last November, Conroy said in a prayer that the upcoming tax reform legislation needed to be fair and prayed that representatives would ensure "there are not winners and losers under new tax laws, but benefits balanced and shared by all Americans ".


Three journalists among 40 civilians injured by Israeli forces in Gaza

Three journalists among 40 civilians injured by Israeli forces in Gaza

At least 170 Palestinians have been injured today, including journalists and medical staff, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health as thousands protested once again on the Gaza border as part of the Great March of Return . Two-thirds of Gaza's 2 million Palestinians are war refugees or their descendants. Israel rules that out, concerned it would lose its Jewish majority.


Trump says time, place for NKorea meeting is set

Trump says time, place for NKorea meeting is set

But the rapidly evolving peace process with the North has led to suggestions that USA troops might not be needed if a treaty is signed. A formal announcement will be made "soon", Trump told reporters. official. The previous two summits were held in 2000 and 2007 in North Korean capital of Pyongyang . Pyongyang announced last month in preparation for the encounter - the first ever meeting between a sitting USA president and North Korean leader - that it would cease nuclear weapon and ...


'Smallville' actress, alleged sex cult leader back in court

'Smallville' actress, alleged sex cult leader back in court

Court documents, though, outline more devious acts forced on the Slaves, including several women who claim they were forced to perform sexual acts with Raniere. Asked why, she said, "Because I left. When women choose to brand themselves they become victims?" "These were adults who knew what they were doing", attorney Paul DerOhannesian said.