ADOPTIONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ADOPTIONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Utah takes a nasty step against same-sex couples http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802521-82/utah-marriage-sex-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802521-82/utah-marriage-sex-state.html.csp">Editorial: Utah takes a nasty step against same-sex couples</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:10:11.451-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In rapid succession, the official Utah position on same-sex marriage has gone from mainstream conservative to merely retrograde to downright nasty. In fairness, it is not only, or even primarily, Utah’s laws and policies that have changed. It is the rest of the world that has moved, with a speed seldom seen in such matters, away from a one-size-fits-all view of marriage to a live-and-let-live acceptance of what’s now called marriage equality. It is disappointing that the state’s lawmakers and l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802521@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:10:11 MDT Utah lawmakers make move to stop adoption ‘forum shopping’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57682530-78/utah-adoption-birth-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57682530-78/utah-adoption-birth-child.html.csp">Utah lawmakers make move to stop adoption ‘forum shopping’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T21:28:54.913-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An unwed mother who is in Utah for less than 90 days before proceeding with an adoption would now have to provide more information about the child’s potential biological father, a requirement aimed at ending “forum shopping” and end-runs around unmarried fathers who live in other states, under a bill passed by the Utah Legislature. Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, told his colleagues Utah has become a haven for “quick adoptions” involving out-of-state birth mothers and cited two recent cases invol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57682530@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:28:54 MDT