Adoption

 
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Protecting religious adoption agencies that refuse gay couples

Protecting religious adoption agencies that refuse gay couples

By Sarah Padbury
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Child welfare | Two U.S. legislators want to prevent the government from discriminating against child welfare organizations and individuals who will not place children for…

Far from home

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congolese authorities are keeping hundreds of adopted orphans from joining their new families abroad

U.S. officials press Congo to give adopted children exit papers

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congress and Secretary of State John Kerry are trying to loosen a deadlock surrounding almost 500 stalled adoptions cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Yours. Mine. His.

By Charles D. Perry
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Amy Writing Awards | A story of faith, family and adoption. An award of outstanding merit winner

Wisconsin bans under-the-table ‘adoptions’

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Wisconsin enacted the first law in the country barring parents from privately giving away their adopted children to someone other than a relative last week.

Alabama lawmaker loses $100,000 bet over transracial adoption

By Sarah Padbury
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Adoption | More than 100 people rallied on the Alabama State House steps Wednesday to demand a state representative “pay up” on a $100,000 bet that no one could show…

Born to neglect, raised to hope

By Dick Peterson
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Adoption | In his book  No Little People , Francis Schaeffer wrote that “in God's sight there are no little people and no little places. Only one thing is important:

From orphan to advocate

By Sarah Padbury
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Lifestyle | Adopted from Romania, Izidor Ruckel was an angry teen until he felt God's call

Web Reads: Giant guinea pigs make the best lounge chairs

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Lounging. Capybaras are basically huge guinea pigs. Apparently, other animals like to sit on their backs. Here’s a website that collects photos of birds,

Families in limbo after Congo suspends exit permits for adoptions

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Justin Carroll left his home in Tennessee and his job as a carpenter in mid-November for what he thought would be a two-week journey to the Democratic…

Friends with parental benefits

Friends with parental benefits

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Unmarried friends can legally adopt and co-parent, according to an unprecedented ruling by a New York judge last month. Judge Rita Mella of New York…

Congress to consider adoption funding bill

By Alissa Robertson
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Adoption | Representatives from both parties of Congress are coming together to support a measure that will make intercountry adoption less chaotic. The Children in…

 
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