Staff Briefing on the Every Child Deserves a Family Act

Staff Briefing on the Every Child Deserves a Family Act

On November 17, the GLASS Caucus is hosting a Staff Briefing on the recently introduced “Every Child Deserves a Family Act”, S.1770. The ECDFA would prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster case placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved. Panelists include Representatives from Senator Gillibrand’s office, The Human Rights Campaign, The Family Equality Council, PFLAG, and Voices for Adoption.

See below for a summary by Ellen Kahn of the Human Rights Campaign via HRC’s Backstory Blog.

Talking Adoption on Capitol Hill

November 18, 2011 | Ellen Kahn

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being a panelist at a briefing on the Every Child Deserves a Family Act (ECDFA) for the GLASS Caucus (Gay, Lesbian and Allied Senate Staff).  Read more

http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/talking-adoption-on-capitol-hill

Photo: HRC

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