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Gay-rights group launches campaign to stop adoption bill


March 11, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gay-rights advocates in Oklahoma launched a campaign Monday to stop a bill they say will codify the ability of religious-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples seeking to adopt.

Faith-based groups including the Catholic Conference of Oklahoma and the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma are among those pushing Senate Bill 1140 , which would protect child-placing agencies that block adoptive parents who do not meet the agency's religious or moral standards.

Similar laws have been passed in at least seven other states, including Alabama, Sout...

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