Volume 1 ~ Issue 4 ~ May 2001

BREAKING NEWS:

Pro Bono Lawyer did not abandon McGuckins has been
denied to speak to his clients by the court
Straight from the horse's mouth read what attorney Edgar
Steele has to say about his "quitting" the case as reported by
the AP.
Read the full story here...

Special From the Founders:
The Foster Care Crisis in the US is based on unethical
behavior by our Government
by JDG
Editorial regarding the state of Foster Care in America and
the ongoing "Idaho Kids Standoff" case.

Read the full story here...

Hope for Children Act passes US House 420-0
By Michelle Konieczny

Bill would increase Adoption Tax Credit from \\$5,000 to $10,000
Read the full story here...

In This Issue:

NEWS:
Census Bureau reports 1.5 million adopted children in 1996

by Michelle Konieczny

According to a report titled "Living Arrangements for Children: Fall 1996" which was released by the US Census Bureau in mid-April, the number of adopted children in the US has risen to 1.5 million up from 1.1 million in 1991. Other interesting statistics related to adoption were cited...
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Parents seeking stolen children after huge Baby-Selling
Racket is busted in India

By Michelle Konieczny

188 children have been rescued by Indian Officials after a string of raids and arrests charging adoption agency directors with Trafficking of Children. Some children involved were International Adoptions.
Read the full story here

FEATURES:
Too many children in foster care needlessly

By Michelle Konieczny

According to the National Coalition for Child Protective Reform the real cause of the "crises" in Foster Care today is not lack of foster or adoptive parents, but rather Wrongful Removal of the children in the first place...
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SEARCH ISSUES:
The-Seeker and DNATesting.com announce program to aid
in the reunification of Adoptees and Birthparents
By Michelle Konieczny

In a one-of-a-kind, never been done before way these wonderful people have given hope for even the hardest search cases! Read how you can be a part of this LIFESAVING program!
The full story is here...

Organizing your adoption search

If you are just starting your search, or just having trouble keeping track of all the registries you have posted to read this column for tips on Organizing your Search
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LEGAL ISSUES:
Governor Jeb Bush named defendant in suit against Florida's Department of Children and Families
By Michelle Konieczny

A Federal Magistrate denied the exclusion of Florida Governor Jeb Bush as a defendant brought about by Child Welfare Advocates...
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FROM THE EDITOR:
Is it my birthday?
By Michelle Konieczny

Written on her 28th Birthday last July, and Originally published on the now defunct Themestream.com, Editor Michelle Konieczny takes a very personal look at adoption.
Read the full column here

FROM THE READERS:
Ask ABORN
Are you "anti-adoption?"
A special edition of the ask ABORN column.
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DE State Alert!

TN State Alert!

DNA Testing to
reunite Adoptees
and Birthparents

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