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New Study Confirms Same-Sex Couples Make Great Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: children, family, LGBT, society, gay rights, adoption, rights )

Carrie
- 438 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A new study has once again confirmed that same-sex couples are just as effective at raising children as opposite-sex couples.
Urge Virginia Lawmakers to Support Pro-Gay Adoption Bill ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, adoption, LGBT, rights, bills, protection, environment )

Cher
- 972 days ago - forcechange.com
This should be a no-brainer: if adoption agencies receive state funds, they should not ban LGBT people from adopting or serving as foster parents. But last month, the Virginia Board of Social Services stripped this entire group of these protections.
50 Best Blogs for Adoption Advice
Society & Culture  (tags: Adoption, parenting, children, advice, relationship, blogs, resources )

Anna
- 1319 days ago - nursingschools.net
Single, partnered or married parents elect to adopt children for a wide variety of reasons. Regardless of their motivation, religion, sexual orientation or relationship status, there likely exists a resource brimming with insider tips and tricks for......
A Parent Aged 12, This Is Britain's Youngest Mother Holding Her Baby. Now 16, She Says She Will Fight to See Her Daughter
Society & Culture  (tags: youngest mom, baby, adoption )

Lone
- 1573 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Aged just 12 years old, this is Britain's youngest mother holding her newborn baby. Still a child herself, the new parent's sunken, fearful eyes and inability to smile transform what should be a joyful moment into a desperately unsettling scene
'Mixing Cultural Identities Through Transracial Adoption,' By Susan Harness
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, children, adoption, interesting )

Lone
- 1657 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
As one of some 300-plus American Indian children who were taken from their biological home during the 1950 - 1960s and placed in white homes, she is truly a rarity. Her book, "Mixing Cultural Identities Through Transracial Adoption
Wednesday's Child - Sierra
Society & Culture  (tags: girl, adoption, interesting, culture, smart )

Lone
- 1781 days ago - localnews8.com
11 year old Sierra is a bright, creative, articulate girl with a colorful, assertive personality who loves music, singing, dancing and drama. With a great sense of humor, she is very engaging. Sierra's innate intelligence has helped her gain and
Rescuing An Angel - Video   video
Society & Culture  (tags: animal rescue, shelter, euthanasia, unwanted, saved, adoption, pets, protection, rescued, suffering, AnimalWelfare, dogs, death, killed, society, politics, culture, ethics )

Rebecca
- 1849 days ago - youtube.com
This is why we rescuers do what we do! Watch the video of this happy dog who was saved the day she was scheduled to die....and make sure you spay and neuter your pets so more like her are not left to die alone! Please adopt a shelter dog or cat today!
Baby Seized By State Police From Mother's Hospital Room
Society & Culture  (tags: *grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM* DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping, I )

Geri
- 1988 days ago - massnews.com
They Took Ross's Firstborn Simply Because a Neighbor Had Seen Him Playing in Fenced-in Backyard. Kyle, Was Eaten by the Foster Family's Rottweiler. Wrongful Death Suit against the Agency. DSS's Response Was to Take a Second Child, at Birth.
One Family's Journey
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Adoption, culture, society, children, americans, ethics, family, humans, interesting, news )

Kat
- 2007 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
I'm mad at you!" my son Danny said one morning. He was perched midway on the stairs from my bedroom to the living room where I sat on the sofa drinking coffee. "Why?" I ask. His arms are crossed tightly across his chest, his lower lip extended. "You...
Couple Forced to Give Adopted Baby Back to Native American Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: Ojibwe Tribe, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Ethics, Adoption, Children, children, americans, culture, society, child, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, news, rights, women, family, law )

Kat
- 2106 days ago - ksl.com
The mother relinquished custody of Talon 24 hours after his birth, but later changed her mind. A lengthy court battle ensued, and the Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe became involved.
A Real Home for Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, heartwarming, foster care, adoption )

Brian
- 2464 days ago - nj.com
14-year-old adopted by Newark family after years in foster care.
Billion-Dollar Baby Trade: The Darker Side of Adoption
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, adoption, internet, ethics, family )

Cathryne
- 2510 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
No one can begrudge Foreign Secretary David Milliband the joy of adopting a second child from America. But as a Mail investigation reveales, there's a much darker side to adopting. At first glance they look like dating websites; hundreds of happy couples
Adoption Scam and Child Abuse Stretched From NYC to Fla.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, child welfare, crime, humans, Scam, adoption, torture, neglect, money )


- 2591 days ago - news.yahoo.com
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Adoption is supposed to be a refuge for parentless children, but for Stephen Wells it was a house of horrors. Since his adoption roughly 15 years ago, Wells says, he has been attacked with a stick and a can of evaporated milk. He
Toddler May Be Returned to Sex-Offender Dad
Society & Culture  (tags: adoption, placement, safety, welfare, child safety, sex-offendar, parental rights, adoptive rights, violence, abuse, crime, law )

Jo
- 2664 days ago - latimes.com
As the would-be adoptive parents of a 2-year-old foster child, Glenda and Roger S. thought they had prepared for everything.
   

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