making Colorado (home to the vehemently homophobic James Dobson and
Focus on the Family) the 10th state to allow second-parent adoption
(through statue or case law). In total, 18 other states allow
second parent adoption in certain counties and municipalities.
In a press release from the office of the governor, Ritter
From my experience in law enforcement, I know how
important it is for children to grow up in a stable environment.
This law gives children in a one-parent family a chance to grow up
in a two-parent home. We must do all we can to strengthen families
and provide children with as stable an environment as possible.
This law will give children a better chance to