Father And Adopted Son Want To Get Married
I don’t even know if this should be grouped in with other “slippery slope” arguments. This is so jacked up, it may require its very own category of wack.
According to that sourcelink, Nino Esposito and his adopted son Roland “Drew” Bosee want to get married. The duo has apparently been a couple for the past 40 years.
In 2012, Esposito legally adopted Bosee, because they never thought same-sex marriage would become legal. That presents a major problem. They want to get married now but can’t, because you can’t legally marry your son. Obviously.
They’re now trying to undo the adoption, but a state trial court judge denied their request because adoption annulments are typically limited to cases of fraud.
“We never thought we’d see the day” that same-sex marriage would be legal in Pennsylvania, Esposito, 78, told CNN in a telephone interview.
The adoption “gave us the most legitimate thing available to us” at the time, said Bosee, 68.
The adoption process Bosee and Esposito went through was not uncommon. Although it is difficult to gather hard numbers, the ACLU of Pennsylvania, a group supporting the couple, says it learned that many couples in states across the country lawfully took advantage of adoption laws in order to protect their relationships. Now these couples seek to marry, but first they must confront state adoption laws that provide no easy path to annulment.
If you’re thinking, “WTH” congrats. You’re a normal human being.
The duo says they know of other couples who had
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