Utah to challenge order to take baby from lesbian foster parents

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state officials are challenging a decision made by a Utah judge to a take a baby away from lesbian foster parents and place her with a heterosexual couple for the child’s well-being.

Utah Division of Child and Family Services officials said Nov. 12 in a statement that they will fight the ruling at the appeals court if Judge Scott Johansen doesn’t rescind his decision.

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Order to take baby from lesbian foster parents under review

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state child welfare officials are reviewing a ruling by a juvenile court judge who ordered a baby to be taken from lesbian foster parents and instead placed with a heterosexual couple for the child’s well-being.

Judge Scott Johansen’s order Nov. 10 in the central Utah city of Price raised concerns at the Utah Division of Child and Family Services, agency spokeswoman Ashley Sumner said.

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