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Nebraska- Meet some of the Child Abandonment Advocates

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.
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I do not have time this morning to fully profile some of the out of state child dumping advocates working on the Nebraska situation, but I wanted to [...]

How not to spend a Sat. afternoon: wiffle ball, face painting, “waiting children”, and the local bomb squad

Ah, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than shopping for a “waiting child” and watching things go ka-boom?
Could I make this one up?
In the latest twist on ‘adoption fairs’, Massachusetts has figured out how to start off adoptions with bang!
The announcement for the event starts of pretty par for the course; yet [...]

Adoption as a tool of cultural genocide, the “child grabs” Canadian First Nations peoples have endured

To start from a personal perspective, I’m just a Bastard, a politically active adoptee.
Being legally prohibited from attaining my State sealed records, I have no idea what heritage cultural or genetic my biological family might contain, other than a quick glance in a mirror appears to indicate pretty clearly a hefty chunk of what would [...]

Evan B. Donaldson Institute steps in it ~AGAIN~! Actions speak louder than words.

On June 25th, those who had been involved in the Evan B. Donaldson Institute’s (EBD’s) Dec. ‘07 “For the Records National Conclave” in NY received an e-mail from Susan Hicks, EBD’s new “project administrator” on the Institute’s open records project.
Yesterday, Bastard Nation responded to the Evan B. Donaldson Institute e-mail from Ms. Hicks with an [...]

ARD: See you in New Orleans!

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 Jan. [...]