Thursday, May 18, 2017
WHAT ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD?
On May 10, in The Guam Daily Post, attorney Bill Pesch accused Department of Public Health and Social Services Director James Gillan of making "bogus" statements and of perpetrating "absolute nonsense."
The "absolute nonsense," according to Pesch, is Gillan's claim that Guam law prevents the director of Public Health from modifying a birth certificate to include the name of a lesbian parent as "father."
Pesch states that he is "not familiar with any law that says the legislature is responsible for designing birth certificates," and claims that Gillan has the authority to modify the certificate. CONTINUED