Calif. considers letting kids have more than 2 parents
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- California could become the first state to allow a child to legally have more than two parents.
A bill being proposed by state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, would eliminate the limit of two parents per child. Leno says surrogate births and same-sex parenthood are creating new possibilities for nontraditional households.
If three or more people who acted as parents could not agree on custody, visitation and child support, a judge could step in and split those things among them.
Critics of the bill say sit muddies the waters of a family structure and could result in a child being bounced among multiple adults.
The bill advanced through the Senate and is now awaiting an Assembly vote.
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