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Judge in Brazil allows gay couple to adopt two girls
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.- A judge in the Brazilian city of Recife has ruled that a gay couple can adopt two underage girls.  Although some experts have questioned the constitutionality of the ruling, the case creates a legal precedent that would give a green light to future cases.
 
Judge Elio Braz ruled the two homosexual men could adopt two sisters aged 5 and 7 after their parents lost custody due to child abuse.  Local reporters said government officials have stated the ruling cannot be appealed.
 
Judge Braz said he hopes his ruling would establish a precedent “so that homosexual couples in the country could adopt children through a normal process.”

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