Safe Haven, or Easy Way to Ditch Kid?

This article, published by the Akron Beacon Journal, mentions Discovery Institute: That same year, the Discovery Institute, a group in Seattle, issued a report disputing the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute report. Author William Pierce, the founding president of the National Council for Adoption, noted that the claims by the opposition couldn’t be proven, either. The rest of the article Read More ›

Signing of H.R. 1553, the Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008. Oval.
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Group’s Phony Charge: Bush Is Anti-Family

It is all well and good, as does in its Feb. 19 blast at President Bush, to go after a political opponent. That would be fair, if it were based on fact. But the regulations being changed impact no families, adoptive or otherwise, because not a single state chose to implement them. To criticize President Bush for an action Read More ›

Elections Spell Changes

The votes are not all tallied from the Nov. 5, 2002, elections – an historic milestone since, not since President Teddy Roosevelt has a Republican President gained seats in both the Senate and House in an off-year election. And there are vastly different ideas about whether the lame-duck session of Congress will feature a shift to the Republicans in the Read More ›

That Strange “Fathers’ Rights” Lobby and the Florida Law Invading Women’s Right to Privacy

There has been general agreement from those across the ideological and political spectrum that Florida’s new law requiring women to publish the details of their sexual resumes if they want to place a baby through private adoption should be changed. But now, in an Aug. 22 column in The Washington Times, Dianna Thompson and Glen Sacks claim that the law Read More ›

Bush Tax Bill Fulfills Campaign Pledge to Aid Children and Families

Prospective adoptive families scanning the news today and finding no information about the adoption tax credit can relax. Sources on Capitol Hill said Saturday that the Republican-controlled Conference on the President’s proposal to return some of the tax surplus to citizens included the credit in the package. According to these sources, tucked into the bill that will be signed into Read More ›

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Adoption Principles

On both sides of the Atlantic, the argument is being made that the only way to find enough families for children in need of homes is to allow cohabiting persons who are unmarried — whether heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered — to adopt. At first, the heightened attention by the media on gay and lesbian adoption was spurred in Read More ›