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Encarnación Romero and the stealing of undocumented immigrants’ kids

Tonight’s brief post is another of these, ‘look over here where someone else has written something terribly important, I want you to read it’ posts.
See Taking Babies from Undocumented Immigrants.
I’m pointing at Jill’s post over on Feministe rather than the raw articles she links as I think her analysis is important, but be sure to [...]

Feminist Bastards and adult adoptees writing adoption and reproductive autonomy

Regular readers here will recognize my own ongoing writings concerning the intersections of race, poverty, fertility and lack thereof, and adoption and international adoption, (from my own radical, or “to the root,” feminist perspective.)
Unlike the landscape even a decade ago, we are seeing more feminists willing to explore some of those intersections, examining them with [...]

Nebraska- The Michigan dumped kid was an adoptee, NE ‘return to sender’ dumps him back into the MI System

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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No blogger could begin to keep up with the mess Nebraska legislators have made. Instead, this post will focus on some of the raw sources dealing with the [...]

Nebraska’s dump law, in the past 16 days 16 legalized child abandonments

This is the fourth piece in my series of posts about the Nebraska legalized abandonment/child dump law. Go to my Nebraska tab to read the other, earlier pieces.
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Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment law went into effect July 18th, 2008. 73 days ago.
The first two kids dumped in Nebraska under the new law, (over the weekend of [...]