Friday, July 23, 2010
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Now just look what he's gone and done:
Birth records opened, but not enough
Adoptees criticize new law for protecting anonymity of birth parents
Michelle Edmunds knows the problems that adoptees can face gaining access to their birth certificates. She was born in Illinois and currently lives in Toronto and wanted to retrieve her birth certificate after her mother died. When she attempted to access the document, she was told that she would need to prove her mother’s death with a death certificate in order to receive her birth certificate. However, she was unable to gain access to the death certificate without proving that she was her mother’s daughter, something she could only do with her own birth certificate.
Go on along now, check out his article, please....
And if you're on Twitter, a RT would make you cool too.
Sunday, July 11, 2010
By the end of this raw "journey", the adoptive parents (at least temporarily) got exactly what they wanted, and the adoption system intended...an Americanized "daughter" who has completely shut herself off emotionally through disenfranchised (disallowed) grief.
Head on over now.