About the Petition
Nebraska’s state government currently prohibits people who identify themselves as homosexual from obtaining foster-home licenses. This policy is unconstitutional and discriminatory towards same-sex couples.
State courts in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Ohio have similar rules that prevent same-sex couples from fostering children. In addition, Nebraska, Utah and Mississippi have some of the most restrictive adoption and foster-care policies in the country.
Children shouldn’t have to wait over three years to find a home. With 27,000 youth aging out of foster care every year, states need to do everything in their power to find children caring and adequate homes now.
Stand with organizations like the ACLU in demanding that Nebraska take the lead in reforming their foster-care policies to allow same-sex couples the right to provide foster care.
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