North Carolina Court Preserves Adoption by Lesbian Legislator
August 18, 2009
A three-judge Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that state Sen. Julia Boseman's parental rights could not be voided by her former partner Melissa Jarrell. The court ruled that the same-sex nature of their former relationship was not relevant to the case and the result would have been the same if brought by an unmarried heterosexual couple. [Link]