Adoption

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Veronica’s tears

By Les Sillars
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Supreme Court | Should ‘best interest’ or the Indian Child Welfare Act determine the custody of a toddler who is 3/256 parts Cherokee?

China clamps down on families who rescue abandoned babies

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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China | China has banned groups and individuals from privately adopting abandoned infants, making it much harder for babies without families to find good homes. The…

Crowdsourcing adoptions

By Angela Lu
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Adoption | One of the latest social media tools is a website that helps couples adopt their children

Baby rescued from sewer pipe fell by accident, mother says

By Sarah Padbury
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International | The Chinese woman who raised the alarm about a newborn stuck in an apartment sewer pipe confessed to police on Wednesday she was the mother, according to the…

Womb to grow

By Mary Jackson
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Lifestyle | The thriving practice of embryo adoption is saving little lives from destruction

Derailing the international orphan train

Derailing the international orphan train

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Adoption | It was a beautiful story, illustrated with photos of African babies firmly folded into white, homeschooling families. Delivered from war-torn, poverty-cursed…

Native adoption trend takes hold in Eastern Europe

By Alaina Gillogly
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Adoption | Every year since 1990, thousands of American families have adopted children from overseas—22,700 annually at the peak in 2005, according to State Department…

Adoption agencies abandon families

By Tiffany Owens
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Adoption | Christian World Adoption Agency (CWA) closed its doors last week, filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and ending the adoption process for 15 families without…

French lawmakers approve gay 'marriage'

By Angela Lu
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Marriage | The French National Assembly approved a bill Tuesday that legalizes gay marriage and allows same-sex couples to adopt children, following months of protests…

Super Bowl trans-racial adoptions

By Marvin Olasky
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Adoption | Trans-racial adoption is still controversial among some social workers, but the Super Bowl was an advertisement for it, for Christian compassion, and for…

Fewer fathers for the fatherless

By Tiffany Owens
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Adoption | Fewer American parents are bringing home orphans from foreign countries, dropping the international adoption rate to a record low last year. The number of…

Russia sends mixed signals on adoption ban

By Tiffany Owens
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Adoption | In the wake of Russia’s new law banning US adoptions, parents who have poured years of time and thousands of dollars into the adoption process now wait with…

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