Scott Signs Controversial Adoption BillGov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed 48 bills, including a measure sure to earn him some political heartburn.
Senate Scuttles 'Conscience Protection' BillA controversial bill that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples appears ready to die Friday with the end of the regular legislative session.
Adoption 'Conscience Protection' Tabled In SenateAfter nearly two hours of debate, a Senate committee Monday voted to table a controversial House bill that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples.
Senate Backs Adoption Incentives; Repeals Gay Adoption BanAfter an impassioned debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program --- while repealing a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption.
Florida Bill Would Let Adoption Agencies Refuse Gay CouplesThe Florida House passed a bill that would allow state adoption agencies to turn away gay couples based on religious and moral beliefs.
S. Fla. Gay Adoption Case FinalizedA homosexual North Miami Beach couple has officially adopted two brothers in a case that overturned Florida's three-decade ban on gay adoptions.