Attorney General: "No Legal Restriction Against Gay Adoptions"

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A state attorney general's opinion has found there are no constitutional obstacles to gay couples adopting children in Tennessee.

The opinion finds that same-sex couples should be eligible to adopt children as long as adoption is found to be in the best interest of the child.

Tennessee law does not require people petitioning for adoption to be married.

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