On January 15, 2020, at 12:01am I will update the adoptee rights map to show the unrestricted status of New York. Wanna be there when I do?
Requesting an Original Birth Certificate
How, when, and where adult adopted people may currently order copies of their own original birth certificates in the unrestricted OBC states.
New York’s Equal Rights Law: FAQ
Updated answers and questions about New York’s newly enacted adoptee rights law, which Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed on November 14, 2019.
Updated Info about New York’s Equal Rights Bill
An updated list of questions and answers about the Weprin/Montgomery Bill, which was finally passed in the New York Assembly on June 20, 2019
Essential FAQ About the New York Bills
Quick and honest answers to questions you may have about the Weprin/Montgomery Bill, a clean adoptee rights bill in New York that I support.
What Equality Could Like in New York
In order to settle questions and rumors, I’ve laid out some quick answers to what I’ve seen, heard, and been privy to with current New York adoptee rights legislation.
Legislative Update: Florida, New York and All Others
The latest in adoptee rights legislation, with sessions just getting started, in full swing, or even close to adjournment. New York and Florida are the big ones but others hang on to the promise of clean.
What a Veto Means Today
If you didn’t think a veto in New York would happen before, think again of what can happen today.
Contact Governor Cuomo Today
You can tweet, post, yell, pray, or fill out an online form. But it’s now best to call. Tell Gov. Cuomo to veto A53036B.
Let’s Do Some New York Math
I preface this by saying, “My God, New York legislators, did you not even think to determine the financial impact of this terrible bill?”