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If you are looking for ways to obtain another person's child, you won't find it here. If, however, you have lost a family member to adoption, then this page is for you.

this page: support groups searching for lost family black market adoption the open records movement

other pages : Resources for Exiled Mothers Resources for Exiled Fathers Recommended Books Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief

Support Groups:

  • Adoption Crossroads (http://www.AdoptionCrossroads.Org).  Also a contact website for CERA (The Council for Equal Rights in Adoption), and Joe Soll, author of the book Adoption Healing
  • ADOPTION = LEGALIZED LIESTelling it like it is.  Want to know the plain, unvarnished truth about adoption?  Here it is
  • Center for Adoptee Rights "The purpose of this site is to collect facts, development arguments, build strategies and promote action for the reform of U.S. adoption law. This site is intended as a reference for activists, lawmakers, adoption professionals and others concerned with human rights and ethics in adoption law and practice. "



  • Children of Adoption
  • Korean Babies For Adoption - Transracial Abductees speaking out about maternity homes and coercion to get Korean babies for the adoption market and the challenges for an adopted person being raised in a different culture.
  • Young Mothers' Rights PLEASE JOIN IN OUR FIGHT TO KEEP YOUNG MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN TOGETHER!! WE HAVE THE PLAN, WILL YOU HELP US BUILD ON IT?

Healing Families Dismembered By Adoption

Searching for Lost Family:


If you are searching... please be sure to register with the International Soundex Reunion Registry (ISRR). This is a free, mutual consent registy. Send a Self-Addressed, Stamped, #10 Envelope to: ISRR P.O. Box 2312 Carson City, NV 89702

The Seeker - Reuniting America!

WERE YOU A VICTIM OF "BLACK MARKET"* ADOPTION?

* Black market adoption: the sale of usually-stolen infants by unscrupulous people to adopters willing to do anything to obtain a baby. Many mothers were told that their babies had died.

Click to go to Black Market Adoptees Registry

Black Market Adoptee's Registry

  • "Black Market" Adoption Webring :  Sites dealing with the issue of "black market" baby brokers, and sites of adult adoptees whose adoptions were black market and who are in search of their original families.
  • Black Market Adoption. An article by M. Haviland
  • The Cole Baby Registry. Cole Babies are adoptees born in Miami, Florida, between 1927 and 1963, adopted through Katherine M. Cole, Ruby Sutera, or Ephrain Suarez (The Suarez Clinic). Dr. Cole allegedly falsified names, addresses, and even the sex of the baby on birth certificates and other documents, and may have separated twins. If you are a birth mother and you see a date you recognize, please contact us, even if you believe the sex of the baby listed is incorrect.
  • Adoption Crossroads A network of over 360 adoption search/support organizations in 8 countries. Healing weekends, support groups, particular help for black market adoptees.
  • Bessie Bernard: Black Market Baby Broker. This site contains info regarding Bessie Bernard, who was notorious for black market adoptions in which the child was born in Florida and placed in New York
  • DNA Testing for Adoptees and Natural Parents Genetic searches are often the only way a black-market-adoption victim -- parent or child -- can find their missing family members.

The Open Records Movement:

- ABORN
- Adoptee Empire
- Americans for Open Records (AmFOR)
- Annulling Adoptions
- Bastard Nation
- Canadopt
- Green Ribbon Campaign for Open Records (U.S.)
- Mothers for Open Records Everywhere
- The Idea of Adoption: A History of Adoption Records
- Origins Canada
- The Open Record (newsletter)
- Prince Edward Island Adoption Abuses
- Sandy Musser: Adoption Author & Activist

 

 

"... it is quite possible that, in the near future, unwed mothers will be "punished" by having their children taken from them right after birth. A policy like this would not be executed -- nor labeled explicitly -- as "punishment." - Unmarried Mothers, by Clark Vincent (1961)

 

 
   
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