Family & Society

The rise of polyamorous parenting

Family | A Canadian court has recognized three people as the legal parents of a child
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/15/18, 01:57 pm

A Canadian court this week said it had granted three adults in a polyamorous relationship equal parenting rights to a child. The decision is reportedly the first of its kind in Canada, but sadly, it likely won’t be the last.

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EU expands same-sex spousal rights

Family | Even countries that hold marriage as the union of one man and one woman must comply
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/08/18, 04:01 pm

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) this week ruled all EU countries, even those that define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, must recognize same-sex spouses, a decision that threatens the sovereignty of EU member states when it comes to marriage and family law. 

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Toy grenade causes travelers headaches

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/07/18, 11:01 am

A Boy Scout learned a hard lesson about what not to pack for vacation Thursday morning. Authorities shut down a security checkpoint at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport because the teen packed a toy grenade in his carry-on bag. The event came one day after officials evacuated the international terminal of the city’s other major airport because of a bomb scare. A Transportation Security Administration agent spotted the novelty grenade and raised the alarm, forcing hundreds of people to move away from the immediate area on both sides of the security checkpoint.

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