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Sometimes, You Have to Stand Up for Justice

Hi everyone–I’m back! It was very exciting to complete a collection of stories and graduate from the Downtown Writers Center program.  I heard my writer friend, Joyce Carol Oates (I call her “Joy”) is a little edgy now that she has some formidable competition.  464 more words


Texas Couple Will Not Be Charged For Russian Boy's Death

ODESSA (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t charge a Texas couple in the death of a 3-year-old adopted boy from Russia, a case that has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over whether American families should be allowed to adopt Russian children. 583 more words


Russia demanding probe into yet another adoptee's death

CORPUS CRISTI, TEXAS:   Maxim Kuzmin, an adopted Russian child who landed in the hands of an American woman earlier last year — died on January 21st sparking international furor over how it happened.   114 more words

United States

Americans Frustrated By Russia's Uncertain Adoption Policies

Kirill Belyaninov article headlined “Moscow to follow non-commercial way” says that Russia plans to establish a non-governmental organization in the USA to collect information about the life of Russian children adopted by U.S. 1,025 more words

Adoption Ban is Russian Roulette for Children

When I first heard talk of the impending ban on Russian adoptions, I admit I didn’t want to know. Sometimes when something heartbreaking is happening, and you have no power to stop it, it’s easiest to turn away. 203 more words

Modern Motherhood

Russian Anti-US Adoption Bill Signed

President Vladimir Putin of Russia signed into law on Friday, December 28, 2012 a bill that includes a major provision to stop US adoptions of Russian children… 486 more words

International Adoptions

Pres. Vladimir Putin Bans U.S. Adoptions Of Russian Kids

MOSCOW (CBSNews) – President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children, part of a harsh response to a U.S. 642 more words