Wisconsin’s Adoption Records Search Program is like a de facto extension of government tracking and surveillance, with birthparents its primary target.
Remaining genuine equal rights bills are trying to get attention while a pandemic closes down capitols. Here’s a legislative update.
Five state and national adoptee rights organizations have requested that Wisconsin legislators set aside two bills that were recently heard in Senate and Assembly committees.
I support the unrestricted release of identifying information. I do not support mixing that all up and calling it an OBC under a different name.
Wisconsin law does not provide adult adoptees unrestricted access to their own original birth certificates. Wisconsin “impounds” original birth certificates after adoptions and releases them only by court order or through Wisconsin’s Adoption Records Search Program.