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Adoption Institute Proposes New Parameters for Transracial Adoption

Current federal law mandates a “color blind” approach to white families seeking to adopt African-American children — but new recommendations released Tuesday by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute suggest a different approach.

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When India’s Resources Mobilize to Save a Girl Child

In India, there are laws to prevent dowry, domestic violence, sexual harassment and child marriage. But in the country’s social context, these laws aren’t very effective.

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Iowa Law Won’t Protect Kids from Sex Offenders

Was the opinion issued Friday by the Iowa Supreme Court an expansion or a clarification of the state’s existing residency requirements for sex offenders? At the end of the day, according to some members of law enforcement, it doesn’t matter one way or another.

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