THE NEW FORTY Yo Guido - I choose companies that value equality.
My cousin Scott, a gay man (and I should also add - a fabulous human being), posted on his Facebook page a story from the Huffington Post that said that you as chairman of the Barilla Group... Posted on 9/28/13 at 2:03 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA When States Force A Particular Secular Perspective
Recently, in a comment, Andrew raised the choices before Roman Catholic adoption agencies when states have mandated that all adoption agencies must be willing to adopt children to homosexual couples. ... Posted on 6/21/12 at 12:36 PM
GOD TRACKS Doing the twist
The twists and turns of life can be painful and mysterious, especially when we dont see them coming. I didnt see a major twist coming, and either did a 47-year-old pastor who went from being an ultra-... Posted on 6/14/12 at 5:50 PM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT My observation from the back seat
It was an honor for me to help John Reitmeier, of Crookston, find his biological family. You may have read the story in the April 28 edition of the Grand Forks Herald.
Being with John and his sister,... Posted on 5/2/12 at 1:31 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Klobuchar international adoption bill signed
A bill championed by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota allowing American parents to adopt foreign sibling has been signed into law.
Parents from Minnesota and across the nation dont have to worry ... Posted on 12/1/10 at 4:09 PM
Half a world away from her birthplace in Ethiopia, teenager Hana Williams died on a rainy night in the backyard of what a prosecutor called a "house of horrors" — the rural home of her adoptive family in Washington state.
The 174-and-counting dogs seized from an apparent Wheatland puppy mill are available for adoption, say rescue workers who have been helping house and care for the dogs since their July 10 seizure by Cass County sheriff’s deputies.
Maura Duffy spent a day in Chicago last September with her mother: A walk along Lake Michigan, shared meals, a boat tour highlighting Second City architecture. But this was no typical mother-daughter outing. It was the first time the two women had ever met.
Sara and her husband, Doug Taylor, have two birth children — Grace, 12, and Luke, 8. Two years ago, they adopted Joseph, 5, Adrian, 4, and Arianna (or Annie), 3. And they are foster parents to two young children.
Nia Vardalos of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” dropped out of acting to focus on adopting a baby from the American foster system. At first she hid her experience like the growth on her cousin Nick’s neck in the movie. But then she decided to write a book about it.
The one-story, brick ranch-style home blends into the working-class neighborhood along Nutmeg Square in this western Ohio city, offering no signs of the terrible secrets it once concealed. Its former owner will return to court in Dayton on Tuesday to be sentenced for guilty pleas to child rape and related charges in a haunting case that experts call unusual because the perpetrator was an adoptive father and the victims were three boys in his care.
The Adoption Option, a partnership between The Village Family Service Center and Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, is holding a free, informational meeting about adoption at 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Sharon Lutheran Church, 1720 S. 20th St., Grand Forks.
Russia's ombudsman for children's rights sought on Thursday to reassure American would-be adoptive parents that they will be allowed to take their children back to the United States. But some Americans with court rulings in their favor say they're still in legal limbo.
Minnesota plans to make it easier for people researching their family histories to access old adoption information by digitizing roughly 5 million pages worth of records, including some that date to the late 19th century.
Thousands of people marched through Moscow on Sunday to protest Russia's new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, a far bigger number than expected in a sign that outrage over the ban has breathed some life into the dispirited anti-Kremlin opposition movement.
With President Vladimir Putin on Friday signing a law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, it abruptly terminated the prospects for more thatn 50 youngsters preparing to join new families.
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