Will Texas HB2725 continue to defy expectations? That’s less and less clear.
I’m not the first person to conjure up Kafka as a way to describe James Werthmann’s case. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recognized the absurdity immediately.
Clean should always be the default, while dirty is the defined term, the aberration.
An Iowa bill has another problem: who actually gets the OBC? Everyone in the family, including the family dog? And which “family?”
With pressure to amend a Texas bill to add discriminatory provisions, it’s unclear if STAR will now “wink” and let it happen.
A new report on Texas laws related to original birth certificates, published by the Texas Adoptee Rights Coalition.
An amended Florida bill does absolutely nothing and, in doing nothing, actually makes things worse.
Take action today. Contact members of a Florida subcommittee to request a “NO” vote on HB597.
Clean bills have made it out of the first legislative “funnel”—a deadline in Iowa for bills to be voted out of committee.
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.