Adoption

A 1978 law has been vital for keeping Native American communities together. Now it's in court because non-Native people say it's not fair to them.
Being there in that space seemed to give her something I hadn’t been able to before.
Friday's announcement generated a sharp backlash from Democratic lawmakers and advocacy groups.
When the local sheriff knocked on the family’s door... he found only empty rooms inside.
District Judge Robert Jonker said St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ practice of referring same-sex couples to other agencies is not discriminatory.
The “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” star adopted a daughter from foster care in 2008.
Guy Bryant has been a foster parent for the past 12 years, opening his home to over 50 young men who otherwise would have aged out of the system. He wants to set up these young adults for success, and he wants them to know they’ll always have a home.
The actress adopted her son, Louis, and daughter, Laila.
For Dese’Rae and Fel, becoming parents came with unexpected complications, including the financial burden of getting pregnant using donated genetic materials, constant questioning of their parentage, and ultimately, a degrading adoption process. Now, they and their two kids hope to inspire the legal changes needed to help all families using donated genetic material.
With the latest attacks on women's reproductive rights, I’ve become an unwitting pawn in this political chess game.
The reunion was sparked by a granddaughter who took a DNA test and got a list of relatives.
There was no debate or explanation as to why the bill was withdrawn from the state's GOP-dominant Senate.
Bethany Christian Services in Grand Rapids was handling 1,159 cases as of February.
The "Today Show" host said her older daughter, Haley Joy, is marching around saying, "I'm a big sister!"
My parents successfully passed me off as a dark-skinned Italian for 19 years of my life.
Under the proposed law, denied applicants wouldn't be able to sue an agency for damages if faith was cited as a reason.
Faith-based agencies will no longer be able to cite religious objections in turning away couples or individuals under a new legal settlement.
The end of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 will make it easier for non-Native parents to adopt Native American children.
Most people look at a child’s adoption as a beautiful thing, but rarely see the birth parents in a positive light.
The discussion surrounding international adoption has evolved since we adopted our twins a quarter century ago.