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Supreme Court Sets Up Referendum on Faith-Based Discrimination in Foster Care, Adoption

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether faith-based child welfare providers have a constitutional right to discriminate against certain foster and adoptive parents, even if it’s done with taxpayer dollars. Fulton v. City of […]

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Q&A: Pat O’Brien on Leaving a Place He Founded, Suing The State, and What Comes Next for New York Foster Parents

An innovator in the field of adoption has taken the reins at one of the largest advocacy groups for foster and adoptive parents in New York. The Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York […]

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Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute Seeks New Executive Director

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) has begun the search for a new executive director according to an announcement last week. The nonprofit institute has been under the leadership of interim executive director Bethany […]

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New York Set Adoptees’ Birth Certificates Free Last Week, Advocates See Path for Other States

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) ended decades of secrecy around adoptions in New York on Thursday, signing a landmark reform bill to allow adult adoptees unrestricted access to their original birth certificates. Since 1936, that access […]