Propaganda Pawns: Selling Babies, Rehoming, deporting ADOPTEES must end

By Lara Trace Hentz This recent essay on Lost Daughters is a truly revealing story written by a deported adoptee, who experienced a corrupt system called “adoption,” made a victim by her American adoptive parents who fail to register her for citizenship with immigration: http://www.thelostdaughters.com/2015/03/international-adoption-and-story-of.html And Adam Pertman’s recent post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-pertman/against-the-backdrop-of-s_b_6830268.html  [In short, Shepherd’s adoption […]

Vero Rising: Propaganda Again? #adoption #validvoices

By Trace Hentz (adopted by strangers in 1958) I have a few words about this: I was not chosen. I was delivered. Seriously. I was available and handed over. Chosen? No. And I am no angel or angelic, not even close. I am sitting here shaking my head, thinking that ADOPTION PROPAGANDA WON! They won […]

Children’s Rights to Privacy after Adoption

By Lara Trace I am an adoptee, well past the age of majority, and because of my closed adoption, I had to climb a mountain and claw my way up to discover any details about who my natural family was. Records were sealed in Wisconsin. Growing up, I had no medical history. I did not […]

Adoption Bonuses: The Money Behind the Madness

DSS and affiliates rewarded for breaking up families By Nev Moore,  Massachusetts News – and thanks to Karen Vigneault for this archive news article! SOURCE: http://www.massnews.com/past_issues/2000/5_May/mayds4.htm Child “protection” is one of the biggest businesses in the country. We spend $12 billion a year on it.  The money goes to tens of thousands of a) state […]

UK Councils making millions in incentives after snatching record numbers of babies for adoption

Councils making millions in incentives after snatching record numbers of babies for adoption Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk March 2014 Councils are being offered bonuses of millions of pounds if they meet controversial State adoption targets. Confidential figures obtained by the Daily Mail show that £36million in ‘reward grants’ has been promised to English councils in an attempt by […]

Federal court delivers important victory in SPLC case against hospital, state employees accused of taking baby from immigrant mother

03/12/2014 SOURCE:  A federal judge has ruled that a case against two employees of Singing River Hospital and a state child welfare caseworker accused of unjustly separating a newborn baby from her mother may proceed – denying the defendants’ attempt to claim immunity for their actions. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate ruled earlier this […]

Embattled Utah adoption center loses its license

(Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) Terry Achane of South Carolina and his nearly 2-year-old daughter, Teleah, on Jan. 25, 2013. Achane was united with his daughter, who placed for adoption at birth without his knowledge or consent. His then-wife claimed Achane had abandoned her and had no interest in the child. A 4th District […]

Troy Dunn, Mormons from another planet

First some history: Mormons /ˈmɔrmənz/ are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, which began with the visions of Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s. After Smith’s death in 1844 the Mormons followed Brigham Young to what would become […]

Adoption Coercion Checklist

This is reprinted with permission from Origins Canada Common Coercion Methods Used on ‘Unwed’ Mothers In Canada: Below is a list of some common practices used systemically by the adoption industry on “unwed mothers” in Canada from about 1950-onwards, as means of obtaining babies for adoption. Many of these methods may have been applied to […]

Some Quotes and the Summit of the Moral Pedestal

*Clearly, the specific experiences of triad members vary, but there is commonality of affective experiences which persists throughout the individual’s or family’s life cycle development. The recognition of these similarities permits dialogue among triad members and allows those professionals with whom they interface to intervene in proactive as well as curative ways. The presence of […]

Bitter? Adoptees? Beirut Diary

SOURCE: http://danielibnzayd.wordpress.com/2013/11/01/anti-adoption-month-30-answers-to-30-questions/When/why did the word “bitter” get associated with non-compliant adoptees?Answer: The mentality on display that refers to us as “bitter” does so for cultural as well as political reasons: it is reflective of a culture that tends to victimize those who are down, while maintaining a hypocritical false victim status for itself.For example, it […]

David Smolin: Veronica should remain with her family

The “Baby Veronica” Case and the Abuse of Adoption SOURCE: http://fleasbiting.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/the-baby-veronica-case-and-abuse-of.html?m=1 Amidst the conflicting claims regarding the actions and character of the parties contending for custody of almost-four year old Veronica, it is the undisputed facts that seem most significant.  Dusten Brown is Veronica’s father.  Dusten Brown has fought for Veronica from the time, when […]