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Texas Republicans’ New Anti-Gay, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Abortion Platform

The 2014 Texas GOP platform endorses "reparative therapy" for gay and lesbian Texans, removes a call for new pathways to citizenship, and thanks lawmakers for "pro-life" legislation.

The 2014 Texas GOP platform endorses “reparative therapy” for gay and lesbian Texans, removes a call for new pathways to citizenship, and thanks lawmakers for “pro-life” legislation.

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Lawsuit Challenging Nebraska Ban on Gay Foster Parents Can Proceed

Photo from the 43rd Pride Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on June 30, 2013 in New York City.

The ruling sets the stage for a later trial challenging the constitutionality of one of three remaining bans in the nation on gay foster parents.

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Fostering Success

If we as a nation are to break the cycle of poverty, crime and the growing underclass of young people ill equipped to be productive citizens, we cannot ignore our most vulnerable youth.

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Roundup: California Bills Will Increase Resources for Youth in and Graduating From Foster Care

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a package of legislation focused on expanding and promoting adoption opportunities and increasing services for children in California’s foster care system, reports California Newswire.

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The Toll of Foster Care

Carrying the burden of childhood abuse and neglect, these girls and women present a greater, specific challenge to those who work to prevent teen pregnancy.

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