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Baby Love Child’s resignation

I have resigned as the Adoptee Rights Demonstration/Day for Adoptee Rights March/Protest Volunteer Trainer and Head Monitor.
My partner and I will not be in New Orleans this July.

News- Texas Loses Court Ruling Over Taking of Children

From the New York Times piece-
Texas Loses Court Ruling Over Taking of Children
HOUSTON — Bringing polygamist families closer to regaining custody of their children, a divided Supreme Court of Texas agreed Thursday that the state had illegally seized 468 girls and boys from a West Texas ranch last month on unproven grounds of physical and [...]

Adoptee Rights Demonstration Call for Volunteers, Seeking March and Protest Monitors

This is one of several posts that I made private between May 31rst 2008 and July 22, 2008. (This represents the time period between my resigning from working on the Adoptee Rights Demonstration / Day for Adoptee Rights, (ARD / DAR) and it actually taking place in New Orleans.)
The piece below was originally posted May [...]

Adoptee Rights Demonstration (ARD)/Day for Adoptee Rights (DAR)

This is one of several posts that I made private between May 31rst 2008 and July 22, 2008. (This represents the time period between my resigning from working on the Adoptee Rights Demonstration / Day for Adoptee Rights, (ARD / DAR) and it actually taking place in New Orleans.)
The piece below was originally posted May [...]

Claar Foundation and Lisa Novak

I first made mention of Claar and Novak in my May 7th entry, News- Adoption agencies under fire (Colorado) without going into much detail. By way of introduction, I’ll quote the article I was blogging at the time:
(Speaking of the few CO agencies that actually bothered to report employee salaries to the state audit,)
Of the [...]

Still time to act on IL HB 4623, OH substitute HB 7 (LSC 127 0671-3,) OH HB 485 & OH SB 304, and more!

I know folks are searching for the current status of all these bills, I’ve been meaning to get to blog entries on all of ‘em so here’s one big post for all of ‘em plus by way of bonus, further blog reading on IL’s Confidential Intermediary disaster.
Let’s start by saying I oppose every single [...]

Enna, oh Enna! aka When animals outweigh a dead Guatemalan ‘adoptee’.

Well, I WAS all set to put up a nice cheery little blog entry this morning, so much for that. Instead, we’ll turn to more pressing matters. Expect the happy happy sunshine little blog post at a later, much more appropriate date.
No this morning, we turn our attention to further horror in the Guatemalan ‘adoption’ [...]

Legislation- IL HB 4623 and IL’s Kafka-esque Confidential Intermediary Hell

Appalling.
Kafkaesque.
Driving one to the very brink of madness.
Indeed, one of the very few Bastard situations I can imagine more day to day hellish than even the insanity Black Hole Bastards like myself are trapped by are those poor souls ensnared by state’s Confidential Intermediary programs- aka Hell. (And no, I’m not talking the Norse Goddess, [...]

News- Yet more in the Guatemala saga

The AP has a new piece out today about the annulment of 15 (so far) of the 2286 adoptions under review, roughly 10% of the 160 that have been investigated to date.
Guatemala annulls 15 adoption cases
What I found most concerning was this-
The babies whose cases have been annulled will be put in foster homes until [...]

News- U.S. Adoptions Fueled by Guatemalan Kidnappings

Off ABC news-
U.S. Adoptions Fueled by Guatemalan Kidnappings
“Demand for Guatemalan Children Is So High, Baby Snatching Is Rampant”
Just go read it.
No commentary necessary, other than to point out the obvious, ANY agency “guaranteeing” much of ANYTHING in realtion to these kids in Guatemala is suspect.