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Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

NEW YORK — In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the...
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MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — A rift between two former neighbors has resulted in them sharing custody of a Labrador retriever mix. ...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Fueled in part by the #MeToo movement, lawmakers in the Maryland General Assembly passed several bills related to women's rights in...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland General Assembly's 90-day legislative session ends at midnight Monday. A look at some of the legislation lawmakers have approved...
Mississippi court: Woman has parent rights in same-sex split

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a woman has parental rights to a 6-year-old boy born to her ex-wife when the...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Velva Poole has spent about 20 years as a social worker, mostly in Louisville, Kentucky. She's seen people ravaged by methamphetamines...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio court will reconsider whether a 5-year-old boy should stay with his foster family or move across the country to...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas House has rejected a bill that would have allowed adoption and foster care contractors to refuse placements to gay...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — Adoption and foster care organizations contracting with Kansas welfare officials would be allowed to refuse placements to gay and lesbian couples...
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OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska authorities have stopped efforts to take custody of a 15-year-old girl whose mother delayed pursuing the teen's urgent cancer treatments. ...

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