Archive for the 'adoption' Category



Doctor asks Europe to rule on gay adoptions – Daily Telegraph

“A paediatrician who claims she was driven out of her job because of her Christian views will today start a legal battle over what rights doctors have to intervene in homosexual adoptions.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th November 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

White couples ‘will be able to adopt black children more easily’ – Daily Telegraph

“White couples will be able to adopt black and Asian children more easily under Government plans, it has been disclosed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd November 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Rape victim not allowed to know truth about adopted child – Daily Telegraph

“A rape victim who gave her baby away 20 years ago because she could not be sure if the child was her husband’s cannot now find out the truth because of adoption rules, a court has heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Catholic charity’s appeal over gay adoption fails – BBC News

“A Roman Catholic adoption charity’s appeal to be allowed to discriminate against gay people wanting it to place children with them has been rejected.”

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BBC News, 19th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Equality Bill could be amended by Lords to benefit Catholic adoption agencies – Daily Telegraph

“Roman Catholic adoption agencies could be allowed to act in accordance with their religious beliefs once more, under a move to be proposed in the House of Lords.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd March 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) v Charity Commission for England and Wales (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) – WLR Daily

Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) v Charity Commission for England and Wales (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) [2010] EWHC 520 (Ch); [2010] WLR (D)

“A Roman Catholic adoption agency was entitled to rely on reg 18 of the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 which afforded to charities generally an exemption from the prohibition of discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. Accordingly, it was not unlawful for the agency to refuse to provide its services to same-sex couples.”

WLR Daily, 18th March 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Catholic charities breaking law on homosexual adoption – Daily Telegraph

“Catholic charities who discriminate against homosexual couples who want to adopt children are breaking the law, the Charity Tribunal has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd June 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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