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Same-Sex Adoption

Boseman adoption ruled invalid

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North Carolina's highest court has ruled an adoption method used by a same-sex couple where one partner already is the biological parent is invalid. The state Supreme Court ruled 5-2 on Monday in the case involving outgoing state Sen. Julia Boseman, ex-domestic partner Melissa Jarrell and Jarrell's son. Full story...
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Boseman custody case could set same-sex adoption precedent

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videoA state senator's custody battle could decide the future of same-sex adoption in North Carolina. In 2002 Sen. Julia Boseman's then partner Melissa Jarrell gave birth to a son. Three years later Boseman became the boy's second legal parent. But after the couple split up, Jarrell asked to have the adoption voided. Full story...
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