The Every Child Deserves a Family Act seeks to fix the inconsistent patchwork of state laws on same-sex couples who want to adopt or foster a child.
The ruling sets the stage for a later trial challenging the constitutionality of one of three remaining bans in the nation on gay foster parents.
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.
How do the intersections between adoption, poverty, race, and class play out today?
The third Annual Demons in Adoption Awards is now open for voting. Pound Pup Legacy has a great list of nominees this year. From Scott and Karen Banks for their actions in American Samoa to Bethany Christian Services for their actions in continuing coercion in CPCs, it is all there. Pick your favorite demon. My favorite is LDS Family Services.
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.
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.