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Adoption Reform is Not Only Common Ground–it’s Pro-Choice

Improving adoption policy seems to be a logical plank in a common ground agenda.  Pro-choicers ought to like giving women more
options. Pro-lifers have been advocating adoption aid for a while.

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Adoption Research Investigates Openness

Results from an ongoing, 20-year study give us new insight into adoption.

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Waldman and Saletan: Oh What A Fine Bromance!

In "Two men, No Uterus," Will
Saletan and Steve Waldman spent as much time as possible complimenting each other’s work and as
little as possible on real substance.  In the end they suggest that "common ground" is a political football game based on a fake play.

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Putting the Option in Adoption

One of President Obama’s key common ground proposals focuses on making adoption more accessible. But what does that mean? And how do reproductive health and justice advocates work towards accomplishing the goal?

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An Adoptee’s Medical History and Medical Attitudes

How many adoptees have faced medical misconceptions in regards to adoption?  Many of us have grumbled about this issue for decades.  We want to hear our medical history from our parents.  We do not want to hear it from the state.

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Adoption and Abortion: Coercion

Does coercion exist in abortion and adoption?  Yes it does.  Some say adoption has changed.  I say it has not.  It has just gotten more sneaky and subtle. 

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Roundup: Senate Republicans “Lower Expectations” On Supreme Court Nominee Fight

Republicans “lower expectations” for Supreme Court nomination fight; economic insecurity, adoption, and abortion; experts react to the news that percentage of births to unwed mothers has risen sharply; Tennessee abortion amendment passes House.

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Abortion vs. Adoption: Ask An Adoptee

Why has no one asked an adoptee for their thoughts about the abortion vs. adoption argument? Both the fetus and the adoptee lose on this argument.

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The ‘Good Old Days’ Weren’t So Good for Reproductive Justice

This history provides just one example of the deeply personal, complex
factors that go into each woman’s reproductive decision making.

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The Financial Crisis and Adoption Rates

As more children are given up for adoption, will other parents be able to afford to adopt?

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