Posts Tagged: adopt

Abortion and the Rights of Surrogate Mothers

A recent story out of Connecticut has raised legal and ethical questions about the rights of a surrogate parent who has entered into a contract with a couple seeking a child. Crystal Kelley agreed to become a surrogate for a couple who wanted a child, but complications arose when a five-month ultrasound revealed fetal abnormalities. … [...]

Minnesota Couple Uses Craigslist to Adopt Son

A Minnesota couple looking to adopt used Craigslist to add another member to their family. After struggling for years to conceive, Tracey and Dan Citron posted an advertisement on Craigslist, a popular area-based marketplace website.  Tammy Nelson, an expecting mother, responded to their ad, and now the Citron’s have a son named Ben. There are… [...]

November is National Adoption Awareness Month in Minnesota

Minnesota kicked off National Adoption Awareness Month on Sunday with an event for now-adopted foster children. The annual celebration, which focused on child support, allowed former foster children to share their stories with current and prospective foster families.  The event also celebrated the adoption of 540 foster children by Minnesota families in 2011. During the… [...]