Adoption and Truth — Adoptees #flipthescript for National Adoption Month...

Nov 9, 2014 by

I was born and placed for adoption in 1962. Right in the midst of what is known as the Baby Scoop Era. More babies per year were placed for adoption during that era (Post WWII through Roe v. Wade) than during any other time in history.   The sheer numbers of adoptees means that there are millions of adoptee voices that should be listened to now, in the twenty first century. We want to make sure the realities of adoption are understood when setting policy, by those who work in the adoption industry, by those considering placing a child for adoption, and by those considering adopting a child.   I am not anti-adoption. I believe that there will always be a need for adoption, in some circumstances. Not as a first choice. And not...

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