California SB 1476: Can a child have more than two legally recognized parents?

In February 2012, State Sen. Mark Leno (D San Francisco) introduced SB 1476, a bill that would have permitted family court judges to recognize more than two legal parents in order to serve the best interests of the child. The bill was a reaction to a recent decision holding that a child cannot have more […]

Should a Child Have 3 or More Parents?

California’s Legislature Decides According to KQED News Fix: “A bill in the California Legislature would allow one child to have more than two parents.” The rationale behind the bill: to help address expanding definitions of family and parenthood brought on by same-sex marriage and advances in reproductive technologies. The bill, authored by state Sen. Mark […]