There is a lawsuit challenging the state of NC on the issue of second parent adoption. Currently, only one person in a same-sex couple who share a child's life in common, can "claim" or be identified as the adoptive parent. Attorney General Cooper will fold this lawsuit into a lawsuit that also challenges the constitutionality of Amendment 1, part of our state constitution.
Even with the Christianists in control of the NC General Assembly, things are moving forward.
More here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/07/12/3025711/cooper-will-not-oppose-expanding.html
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