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N.L. polyamory parenting decision puts children first, lawyers say

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 1:28 PM | By Terry Davidson

An unusual court decision declaring two men as parents to a child born into a polyamorous relationship with a woman drives home the justice system’s precept of doing what’s best for children and furthers its attempts to keep up with changing familial realities, experts say.

The case, said to be the first of its kind in Canada, took place in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador and involves what is described in the April 4 written decision — released to the media only recently —...