A Child Chosen

Explaining The Adoption Process

Kentucky judge fired over frequent recusal of himself from LGBT cases

Judge Mitchell W. Nance and former Kentucky County clerk have two things in common. Both of them have held elective offices in the state, and both have refused to do their job when LGBT issues were involved. Kim Davis spent time in jail for contempt of court over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to …



Gerogia legislature hopes to change adoption code this session

Chip and Tricia Barber wanted to have a child for a long time. The Georgia couple eventually decided to adopt after many years of trying and failing to have a children. They could have adopted a child within the state, but they did not even consider looking within their home state. Georgia has a 10-day …


Adopted son finds his biological brother through DNA testing

Adopted brothers and sisters sometimes never meet each other. Although this is sad, there are times when adopted brothers or sisters meet in adult life, with or without the intervention of their adopted or biological parents. Kieron Graham did not expect to find his long lost relatives, but his adopted mother gave him a 23andme …


Portland adoptive parents claim they were called to do this

Alden Maynards seemed somewhat like a normally boy when his foster parents met him. He couldn’t focus or pay attention. The Maynards felt his problems went beyond that. Despite seeing these issues, something stirred the people who would become Alden’s adoptive father and mother to take in the child as their foster son. They described …



Connecticut Foster and Adoption Organizations Try To Raise Awareness

Being a foster parent, and adopting a child, is two of the most significant ways to show compassion and love. One town wants to raise awareness about the growing need for foster and adoptive homes. The Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Coalition Team of Connecticut is hosting a special event to raise awareness to the ever-growing …


The Biracial Word Of Adoption

The Adoption Of The First Child Recently, splinternews.com Splinternews.com did an article about a young couple that decided to make the decision to adopt children. Meg St-Esprit is a freelance writer who lives in Pittsburgh. She and her husband decided that they wanted to find their own religion. They went on a search for God, …



New York Times Discusses Open Adoption

With open adoption being a fairly new legal process that many prospective adoptive parents have many questions about, the New York Times recently decided to publish an article discussing the implications and possible impact of an open adoption. By using one family participating in an open adoption as a case study, Ryan Smith discussed the …

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