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More on Illinois HB 5428- Bastard Nation Action Alert and the second BN letter to the Governor

Today’s Bastard Nation Action Alert on Illinois’s catastrophic HB 5428 and BN’s second letter to Governor Quinn.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

BASTARD NATION ACTION ALERT: It’s Not Too Late to Stop Illinois HB 5428!
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It’s not to late to ask Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to veto HB 5428. Quinn will make his decision on [...]

Urgent Action Alerts: Illinois and Rhode Island

Illinois-
HB 5428 has gone to Governor Quinn.
Time is running out to express you opposition to this travesty of a bill.
Even if you’ve contacted the Governor before, please make another effort, this bill will do tremendous damage to adoptee rights.
Bastard Nation’s Action Alert,
BASTARD NATION ACTION ALERT: STOP HB 5428 – WRITE GOV. PAT QUINN NOW
has contact [...]

ASAC adds an addenda to the description of the racist misogynistic objectifying anti-abortion maternity camp propaganda video that it screened

By way of a brief follow up on my original post,
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (ASAC) conference screens racist misogynistic objectifying anti-abortion maternity camp propaganda video
ASAC has added a brief addenda to their description of the film, “A Man Without Culture Is Like a Zebra Without Stripes: the Adoption Triangle in South [...]

Rhode Island’s legislative abomination: access for a lucky few purchased at the price of the human rights of others

For some time now I’ve been following the ongoing disaster in Rhode Island.
This time around, they’ve come up to the edge of passing yet another “access for me, but not for thee” bill, by camouflaging it, falsely labeling it an adoptee rights bill, and co-opting Bastard voice by glossing over how their bill is once [...]

May 10, 2010

Today has been a very significant day.

Mother’s Day 2010: Benedict bastards and the industry unleashed

Another year gone by.
Regular readers already know why Mother’s Day has a lot of added adoption layers for me personally, but for those unfamiliar with my writings, the condensed version is I’m an adult adoptee black-holed by the Ohio sealed records system, who just happened to be born (apparently, anyway) one Mother’s Day in the [...]

Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (ASAC) conference screens racist misogynistic objectifying anti-abortion maternity camp propaganda video

I first began blogging about adoption in late October 2007 in the aftermath of having attended the “Adoption: Ethics and Accountability” conference (Ethica and and the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute were some of the primary sponsors.)
That conference was a case study in both the lack of ethics and buzzed worded/soundbyted  “accountability” (accountable to whom [...]