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Indiana University
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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Troubling Adoptions

From the Chicago Tribune:

The "Baby Tamia" case shined a light on the unregulated corners of for-profit adoption and sparked a new law, ensuring that adoption was about building families, not making money.

Some six years later, the Adoption Reform Act has gone a long way in shutting down shady operators, but the Internet has opened up troubling new loopholes, say child welfare advocates.

"The Internet and adoption is like the Wild West," said Adam Pertman, director of the Donaldson Adoption Institute, a research and advocacy organization. "Stuff is happening out there that no one is moderating, regulating or paying attention to."

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More power to the Adoption Reform Act!!! We must do more to curb the for-profit adoption industry.

Posted by: Divorce Attorneys Tulsa | Aug 31, 2011 6:58:42 PM

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