Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, October 22, 2021

Foster Care And Adoption Became Second Nature

From National Review:

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is the Supreme Court case about Mississippi’s abortion law. Foster care and adoption came up frequently. A foster-parent training run by Project 1.27, launched by a pastor and now run by a woman who is both a foster mother and an adoptive mother. Those volunteering as foster parents through Project 1.27 complete 20 hours of training, though only twelve are required by the state. 

Project 1.27 and groups like it that are part of the “More than Enough” movement associated with the Christian Alliance for Orphans, which both motivate and equip families to welcome into their home children who often have experienced severe trauma.  The goal is to get more families to be involved in foster care.

This Dobbs moment could be a rallying cry for children — so that the hearts of this nation might be softened to find solutions for children and families who will love them, in communities who love the children as well. 

Read more here.

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