The Arizona legislature enacted a new law in 2021 that blasted a hole into the middle of adoptee rights in the state. Whether you call that hole a gap, a pie hole, or a donut hole (as I do), it creates two unequal classes of adopted people in the state.
More than 200 people joined state, national, and international adoptee-rights and adoption-reform organizations to say no to SB1831/HB2921.
Take action—a full week of action. I’m launching a National Week of Action and encouraging you—my friends, allies, and colleagues—to join me.
Bills in Arizona, Idaho, and Tennessee are up for consideration in committee this week, plus bills in Iowa and Mississippi are facing critical deadlines.
Remaining genuine equal rights bills are trying to get attention while a pandemic closes down capitols. Here’s a legislative update.
Arizona denies adult adoptees the right to obtain their own original birth certificates. Release of an OBC requires a court order.