Tag: Family issues

Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights

SALT LAKE CITY — Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse or forced...
Georgia Senate advances adoption bill called anti-LGBT

ATLANTA — The Georgia Senate has passed a bill that would allow adoption agencies receiving taxpayer funding to refuse to work with same-sex couples. ...
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HOUSTON — A federal grand jury has indicted a Brazilian couple accused of helping their grandson from Texas illegally remain in Brazil after his...
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PHOENIX — The Latest on legislation boosting abortion reporting rules, allowing divorced parent to use frozen embryos (all times local): ...
Gun control bill OK’d by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

SALEM, Ore. — Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — A drug-dependent baby born in Kentucky could automatically be labeled an "abused or neglected child," a change that would require state...
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BILLINGS, Mont. — A man suspected in a fatal shooting in south-central Montana has been charged with deliberate homicide. ...
Skating coach returns to orphan roots in South Korea

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Kim Muir can now say that she has made it all the way back. ...
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MEDFORD, Ore. — The operator of a child care facility in Medford is being held on $2 million bail after police said he sexually...
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NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge Wednesday ordered the state of Louisiana to pay more than $150,000 in fees and costs to attorneys for...

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