05/10/2013 04:32 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Alabama Wouldn't Let This Lesbian Register As a Parent


Cari Searcy, and her partner, Kim, are raising a child in Alabama. Since Kim is the biological parent, Cari is being denied basic parental rights, including being able to adopt their son. The couple was married in California before Prop 8 was passed, but because of DOMA, Alabama does not recognize out-of-state same-sex marriage.

Watch as Cari sits down with HuffPost Live to discuss the legality of the complicated situation.

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