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Utah / Adoption Laws #1005391

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 19, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City: Kate Snow) The struggles of birth fathers to get custody of their babies adopted by Utah couples featured; details given about the state law that puts a deadline on filing for paternal rights; statement from the Utah supreme court on the case of John Wyatt† quoted. [Fathers WYATT†, Cody O’DEA††- comment.] [Wyatt’s attorney Josh PETERMAN†- says biological fathers are set up to fail.] [Utah attorney general Mark SHURTLEFF††- says he is willing to look at this.]

Smith, Harry;
Snow, Kate

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