Gabriel Blau on the importance of second-parent adoption

Gabriel Blau, the executive director of the Family Equality Council, talks about the adoption of his son and why LGBT families need the option of second-parent adoption. "There are 3 million LGBT people in this country who have children," he said. "The question is are we are going to create the laws that protect those families that exist." (Feb. 27, 2014) Videojournalist: Sam Guzik

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