Same Sex Parenting Rights Term Paper by Top Papers

Same Sex Parenting Rights
A look at the current state of same sex parenting rights in the U.S.A.
# 143909 | 2,000 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues) , Hot Topics (Same-Sex Marriage)


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This paper discusses the current state of same sex parenting rights in the U.S.A., beginning with a brief history of same sex parenting rights. The paper describes how in the past, same sex couples frequently had their rights to parent disrupted by courts that focused on sexual orientation above all else. In principle, this simplistic denial of rights has now been superseded by a more balanced approach which weighs all aspects pertinent to children's best interests.

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"This essay examines the current state of same sex parenting rights in the U.S.A., beginning with a brief history of same sex parenting rights. As will be shown, in the past same sex couples frequently had their rights to parent disrupted by courts that focused on sexual orientation above all else. In principle, this simplistic denial of rights has now been superseded by a more balanced approach which weighs all aspects pertinent to children's best interests. Notwithstanding this, it seems that same sex couples and their children still remain disproportionately at risk of having their rights to parent disrupted by courts. In addition, same sex..."

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