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Several of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s recent pieces relating to Ethiopian adoptions

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC’s) Foreign Correspondent programe did a special report on corruption in American adoptions from Ethiopia last Autumn which featured Christian World Adoption Agency (be sure to note that CWA’s Founder, Tomilee Harding, is a former President of the Joint Council of International Children’s Services):
Fly Away Children, Broadcast: 09/15/2009
In Australia, due to [...]

A good article on Late Discovery and the consequences thereof

Ron brought this Guardian article about Late Discovery Adoptees to my attention. Interviews with LDAs and this secretive side of adoption rarely gets the attention such deserve.
Adopted – but we didn’t know
Here’s a brief  segment:

“I was at my uncle’s funeral when my cousin’s husband wandered up to me and said, ‘I’ve been wanting to meet you, [...]

How’s that Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption workin’ out for you then?

Yeah, not so swell.
Yesterday’s Minneapolis Star-Tribune ran an article focusing on the adoptive family’s end of an adoption of two girls from India, an adoption rooted firmly in lies. The girls were the second and third adoptions Maria Melichar and her husband Carl had done through the agency.
Minnesota couple caught up in apparent adoption fraud
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Orphan- there’s something wrong with adoptionland’s desire to project its crap

It’s taken me up until opening day, but of course, I’ve got something to say about Orphan, just not what you might expect.
I actually wasn’t planning on blogging about it, but in light of some of the lunacy campaigning surrounding the movie, I figured another Bastard voice tossed into the fray might not be the [...]

New Nebraska Pro-Repeal Resource- Children of the Corn

This is the latest in a series of posts I have done criticizing Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment laws. You can find my earlier posts via my Nebraska tag.

Children of the Corn
A new blog in support of Repealing legalized child abandonment laws and chronicling the Nebraska dump law case study.
Reporting, Theory, and Opinion on Legalized Child [...]