DES MOINES, Iowa -- Instead of the hospital, some new parents bring their child home from a courtroom. But that doesn`t make the child any less theirs.
A member of our Channel 13 staff thinks equality for adoptive parents shouldn`t end there.
Erin Kiernan believes adoptive parents should be entitled to paid leave and she`s trying to get Iowa lawmakers on board.
A handful of other states offer what Erin describes.
A new bill was filed last week with support from both Iowa democrats and republicans.
To learn more, Erin has set up a Facebook page, “Equality for Adoptive Families."