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Parental Rights

Adoption subsidy waiting list leaves many in bind

SOUTH BEND | Debbie Moss can easily recite the unexpected conversation with a judge that led to her adopting her three grandsons from Mishawaka.

February 09, 2014 12:01 am

More than 50 proposals reviewed by 150 state lawmakers in 16 House, Senate committees

INDIANAPOLIS | Homeowners associations could no longer prohibit elected officials or political candidates from entering their neighborhoods under legislation unanimously approved by a House committee Wednesday.

January 15, 2014 4:28 pm Related

State senator seeks termination of rapists' parental rights

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.

September 07, 2013 6:00 pm Related
Report: Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Report: Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Twins Abigail and Noah Thomas, 8, ride on the motorized wheelchair of their mother, Jenn Thomas, on their way to a school book fair in Arlington Heights, Ill. Thomas, a 36-year-old mom who has cerebral palsy, says her twins occasionally complain about having to do a few extra chores around t…

November 25, 2012 12:00 am
Report: Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Report: Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet, advocates say, barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be a parent.

November 24, 2012 6:30 pm

Denying rapists parental rights snarls panel

INDIANAPOLIS | A General Assembly study committee learned Wednesday that changing Indiana law to prohibit a rapist from having any contact with a child produced by his or her crime is not as simple as it might seem.

August 22, 2012 6:45 pm
Lake judge to make her case for Supreme Court seat

Lake judge to make her case for Supreme Court seat

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Superior Judge Elizabeth Tavitas will participate this week in a 20-minute interview that could change her life and the history of Indiana.

July 14, 2012 6:00 pm
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