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The Russian Ban on US Adoptions

Russia has ban the United States as a receiving country for Russian orphans including an end to all international adoption in process.


Musings of the Lame: Life as a Birthmother: A Blow to International Adoption; Russian Children and Babies Banned from...

Prospective adoptive parents who have adopted Russian children were also exploited by the adoption industry. The industry used their desire to be parents in order to get their hands on the adoption fees

Oh, boo flippin’ WHO (do you think you are)!! | the bleeding here

Stories like this get my BLOOD BOILING: U.S. family in limbo after Russia adoption ban The article makes this claim: “The law is widely seen as retaliation for a new American law banning Russians a...

Harlow's Monkey : Where Russia goes, will others follow?

From the New York Post International adoption has been in the news a lot lately. In the days prior to the Christmas holidays, newsfeeds were abuzz with the reports that Russia was going to enact legislation effectively closing down adoptions...

  • Claudia Corrigan D’Arcy has been writing about life as a birthmother, Adoptee Rights & the unethical adoption industry since 2005. She has been online and involved in the adoption community since early in 2001. She originally began independently researching adoption issues in preparation of the successful search and reunion with her own son, Max, whom was placed for adoption in 1987.

    Her writings on adoption issue have been published in The New York Times, BlogHer, Divine Caroline, Adoption Today Magazine, Adoption Constellation Magazine, Adoption Voice Magazine, and many others. She has been interviewed by Dan Rather, Montel Williams and appeared on Huffington Post regarding adoption as well as presented at various adoption conferences. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Adoptee Rights Coalition.

    Her blog, Musings of the Lame- Life as a Birthmother in Adoption is a much needed road map for many mothers who relinquished, adoptees who long to be heard, and adoptive parents who seek understanding. For more go to;

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