A German court has today ruled against providing gay couples with the right to adopt children. However, last year the same Court had extended gay adoption laws to ensure same-sex couples have similar rights to heterosexual couples.

The Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe dismissed a request from a Berlin district court to rule on whether gay couples in a registered civil partnership would have the possibility to adopt children. According to the judges, the Berlin district court did not provide ...

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