S.L. Tribune: Sutherland weighs in on unwed father’s adoption case

(S.L. Tribune) A conservative Salt Lake City think tank is defending Utah’s adoption law and the hurdles it creates for unwed fathers, arguing a “natural family” that consists of a married man and woman is best equipped to rear a child.

The Sutherland Institute makes that case in an amicus brief, marking the first time the group has weighed in on an adoption case with its claim that such families are the “fundamental unit of society” — a view it says the state’s adoption statute upholds.

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