New bill allows more than two parents.

Imagine a lesbian couple that jointly raises a child with the man that helped them conceive, or a father who splits parenting duties with his ex-wife and her new husband. A new California bill, SB 1476, sponsored by Sen. Mark Leno, aims to make it possible for all three, and possibly more, parents in such cases to be legally recognized — if it’s in the child’s best interest.

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2 thoughts on “New bill allows more than two parents.

  1. I wonder if this will work for polyamorous relationships? If I live with two partners, and we have a child, can all three of us be registered as parents (without any of these complicating surrogate-motherhood or divorce or whatever scenarios, just because we all live together in a stable relationship and take joint responsibility for the child? Or would there need to be some extra circumstances to qualify?

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