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Adoption

News and issues about adoption, cross-cultural adoptions, celebrity adoption, adoptive parenting, birth parenting, reunions, and more.

Aug 27, 2010

Four U.S. Senators have introduced legislation designed to strengthen adoption services for American families, the Echo Press reports.

The legislation, titled The Supporting Adoptive Families Act, strives to improve both pre-adoption and post-adoption services, including expanding training facilities for both domestic and internationally adopting families and providing more outlets for these families to consult at any point in the process, the news source said.

Aug 26, 2010

Sandra Bullock, star of the recent film "The Blind Side," has finalized her adoption of her young son, Louis, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

The Oscar-winning Bullock, who revealed in April that she and then-husband Jesse James had adopted Louis, recently received the news that the adoption was finalized at a hearing from a judge at the Jefferson Juvenile Justice Center in New Orleans, where the baby was born.