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Legislation News

Law plans to unseal thousands of previously sealed birth certificates of adopted Arkansans

March 28, 2017

A bill signed into law by Governor Asa Hutchinson last week will give thousands of adults adopted as children in Arkansa...

New Law Opens Access To Birth Certificates for Many People Who Are Adopted

March 28, 2017

If you were adopted after October 1983, you now have access to your birth certificate…

Florida lawmaker seeks to open adoption records

March 28, 2017

In Florida, adopted children who become adults have no mechanism for obtaining their original birth certificates, and no...

Adoption In the News

Bus Tour Aims To Raise Awareness Of Effects Of Childhood Trauma

September 29, 2017

The American Adoption Congress, the Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN), and the Association for Training on Trauma an...

Adoptive Kids And Parents Open Up About FASD Struggles

September 29, 2017

Meet 16-year-old Amanda, who has FASD, and Clare Devanney, a mother of three children diagnosed with the disorder.