Ireland’s ‘house of tears’ | Origins Canada | 60s Scoop | One Small Sacrifice | and my thanks

(excerpt) Some of the children – the cute ones, says Ms. Corless – were adopted at a price in North America, often without their mothers’ consent. John P. Rodgers, a survivor of St. Mary’s and an author who wrote a memoir about his experience, For the Love of My Mother, now being developed as a […]

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 […]