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Legislation News

Law plans to unseal thousands of previously sealed birth certificates of adopted Arkansans

March 28, 2017

A bill signed into law by Governor Asa Hutchinson last week will give thousands of adults adopted as children in Arkansa...

New Law Opens Access To Birth Certificates for Many People Who Are Adopted

March 28, 2017

If you were adopted after October 1983, you now have access to your birth certificate…

Florida lawmaker seeks to open adoption records

March 28, 2017

In Florida, adopted children who become adults have no mechanism for obtaining their original birth certificates, and no...

Adoption In the News

Adopted Woman Whose Family Thought She Was Dead Reunites with Siblings 60 Years Later

November 20, 2017

Kewer, who was adopted as a toddler, grew up in Emporia, Virginia, believing she was an only child. All of that changed ...

Woman meets her birth mother for the 1st time 30 years after adoption.

November 20, 2017

They met on Good Morning America last week.

Bus Tour Aims To Raise Awareness Of Effects Of Childhood Trauma

September 29, 2017

The American Adoption Congress, the Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN), and the Association for Training on Trauma an...