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Adoption Websites

Adoption issues can include, but are not limited to, open records, rights of adoptees, westernization of adoption, negativity surrounding adoption, and opposition to adoption.- Category ID : 439987
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Bastard Nation

Focused on equal access for adoptees to their original birth certificates, adoptee dignity, combating negative stereotypes of adoptees, and providing a forum for the wide spectrum of adult adoptee experiences.
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Adoption Fraud

Court unseals adoption records in Florida due to fraudulent black market baby broker activity. Includes Associated Press coverage.
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American Adoption Congress

International network of individuals and organizations committed to adoption reform. Includes a profile, news, list of board members, legislation information, and membership details.
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The Adoption History Project

A digital public history resource, profiling people, organizations, topics, and studies that shaped modern American adoption theory and practice.
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Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

Provides information on a uniform law enacted in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands that protects children who are placed across state lines for foster care or adoption.
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The ALMA Society

Advocates for the right of adopted persons to know the truth of their origin. Offers an adoption reunion registry.
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American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

Promotes reform of adoption laws and helps disseminate information on ethical adoption practices. Member directory, media contacts, and news.
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Domenici and Lincoln Introduce ICPC Bill

Legislation (S. 2779) to improve the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) was introduced by Senators Pete Domenici (R-NM) and Blanche Lincoln (D-AR).
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Origins Canada

Supporting people separated by adoption and asking for an inquiry into alleged illegal and exploitive adoption practices.
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International Adoption Medical Clinics

Contact information for several medical clinics that specialize in helping internationally adopted children with ailments that are uncommon or not easily diagnosed or treated.
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National Adoption Day

A collective national (USA) effort to raise awareness of the children in foster care waiting to find permanent families.
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NPR : Scams Plague Efforts to Adopt Beyond Borders

Michael Montgomery of American RadioWorks reports on problems with adoptions of children from the former Soviet Union. [17:10 streaming audio broadcast]
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NPR : Barriers to Adoption for Communities of Color

Ed Gordon and guests explores overcoming obstacles to adoption in USA communities of color. [11:46 streaming audio broadcast]
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Healing Families Dismembered By Adoption

Reunion, relationships, and natural parents adopting-back the children they had lost to infant-adoption.
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A Westernized Adoptee

Discussion forum to discuss the ramifications of the westernization of adoptees, both culturally and ethnically.
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Americans for Open Records

Supports public access to birth certificates and medical records. Includes articles, active lobby details and personal pages.
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