"If anything, Alabama’s prohibition of same-sex marriage detracts from its goal of promoting optimal environments for children," Granade writes. "Those children currently being raised by same-sex parents in Alabama are just as worthy of protection and recognition by the State as are the children being raised by opposite-sex parents. Yet Alabama’s Sanctity laws harms the children of same-sex couples for the same reasons that the Supreme Court found that the Defense of Marriage Act harmed the children of same-sex couples."
It will be there, in the shadow of Blenheim Palace where he was born, that Churchill will be laid to rest in a family plot at St. Martin’s Church. He will be buried near his father, Lord Randolph Churchill, and his mother the former Jennie Jerome of Brooklyn.
The GPs then asked the parents of children in the relevant age group, who were coming in for routine care, if the child's weight could be checked as part of the consultation. After the consultation, each parents was surveyed to find out how they felt about having their child weighed by their GP.
The announcement prompted a 22 percent jump in the company'sshares, although they later reversed course to fall nearly 7percent to 13.8125 pence, their lowest in five years. More than120 million shares had changed hands by 1528 GMT.