Michigan court recognizes lesbian adoption from Ill.

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February 20, 2009


"Courts can oversee a custody dispute between lesbian parents who adopted in Illinois even though Michigan doesn't formally recognize gay relationships, the state Court of Appeals said in a decision released Friday.

"'My concern is the well?being of my children. I want them to live in a place where their rights are protected,' Giancaspro said in a statement released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the New York?based gay rights group Lambda Legal."

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