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Catholic adoption charity appeal dismissed – The Independent

“A Catholic adoption agency has been told it cannot discriminate against gay couples in the latest outcome of an ongoing legal battle that has pitted the rights of same sex parents against religious groups who want to opt-out of anti-discrimination legislation.”

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The Independent, 26th April 2011

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Mother who hid baby from husband loses fight to keep her secret – Daily Telegraph

“A mother who kept her baby a secret from her husband has been told she can not have the boy adopted after judges refused to back ‘a great lie’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th March 2011

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Ombudsman could investigate child ‘snatching’ by courts – Daily Telegraph

“An independent Ombudsman could be appointed to investigate cases in which social workers and the courts are accused of taking children from their homes without justification.”

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Daily Telegraph, 6th March 2011

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U-turn on mixed-race adoption ban – The Independent

“New guidance will tell social workers that they should allow white couples to adopt black and ethnic minority children, it was revealed today.”

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The Independent, 19th February 2011

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Sex offenders including paedophiles should be allowed to adopt, Theresa May told – Daily Telegraph

“Helen Reece, a reader in law at the London School of Economics, called on Theresa May, the Home Secretary, to relax rules which automatically ban sex offenders from caring for children, saying that this could breach their human rights.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2010

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Let sex offenders adopt and work with children, says report – The Guardian

“The government could face legal action if it continues to ban sex offenders from working with children, according to new research published today.”

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The Guardian, 30th November 2010

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Adoption doctor loses religious bias claim – The Independent

“A Christian paediatrician who was dismissed from an adoption panel over her belief that children should not be placed with same-sex couples today lost her claim for religious discrimination.”

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The Independent, 16th November 2010

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