Florida governor's budget proposal includes adoption subsidies

Although Florida Governor Charlie Crist has been dealing with a controversy over a daughter he may have fathered years ago with a woman, with the resu...

Dying adoption specialist arranging the adoption of her own children

Adoption specialist Diane Sadovnikov has spent a number of years helping people adopt children from Russia and the Ukraine from her home base in Virgi...

An opposing view to gay people who choose to adopt

Although we have come a long way with regard to the acceptance of gay people into the mainstream of our society, there are still many people who are o...

"Transracial" adoptions increasingly becoming common

With each passing day we are seeing families with children who don't look exactly like them. Go to the mall on a Saturday and see a blond-haired, blue...

Florida governor feeling pressure to prove paternity of adopted child

There's a controversy brewing in Florida where a 17-year-old girl's adoptive parents are trying to find out if Governor Charlie Crist is the teenager'...

English cabinet minister fighting to keep Scottish gay couples from adopting

There's a huge controversy going in the U.K. over an English Cabinet minister who is taking steps to have the law that would allow gay couples in Scot...

N.C. panel recommends legislation to foster communication between adopted kids and birthparents

Interesting story out of Raleigh, North Carolina where a state panel is recommending that laws be passed to set up extended rules for birthparents or ...

Student editorial reminds us that foreign adoption does not begin and end in China

A student at the University of Wisconsin has written a very thoughtful editorial on the Chinese government's decision to issue strict guidelines as to...

Adoptions from the Ukraine filled with risk

The New York Times is featuring an excellent story on the dilemma families are facing that are given the opportunity to host a child from the Ukraine ...

Foreign adoptions by Americans decreasing

A new study from the U.S. State Department indicates that foreign adoptions by Americans decreased signficiantly last year. According to the report,...

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