In the wake of a disastrous Roberts Court decision undermining the Indian Child Welfare Act, a flurry of court rulings show the pitfalls of a patchwork array of state child custody laws.
Adoption researchers and adoptive parents RH Reality Check spoke to—including a woman who called herself “one of most pro-life people you’ll ever speak with”—were profoundly skeptical of the idea of government-mandated adoption counseling proposed by Texas senator Eddie Lucio.
A provision included in an immigration reform bill could keep immigrant women from accessing essential health services for up to 15 years.
What can you do when you need an abortion, but you’re a minor in a state where you need parental permission you probably can’t get and you don’t have money? Here are some initial steps.
Joyce recently spoke to RH Reality Check about how the movement she chronicles relates to abortion politics and the treatment of biological families of adoptees at home and abroad.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. While arguments touched on a number of topics, they centered on an issue crucial to all of us – how a parent is defined under the law.
Three-year-old Russian adoptee Maxim Kuzmin’s death has been ruled accidental. Still, there may be more bad news to come on the Russian adoption front.
How do the intersections between adoption, poverty, race, and class play out today?
Being one of many stories of force, fraud, and coercion, Loyda’s case is particularly compelling because all of the steps in the legal system have been followed. Still, there has been no justice.
Stories abound of children stolen from their families in countries of conflict and chaos. Beware of countries with a history of atrocities and don’t become complicit: The “blinders” are quite profound once you enter the adoption process and become committed to a child.