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Ethical Issues in Adoption


PACT: collection of articles, essays, videos, and reviews on adoption ethics. Adoption should always be about child welfare first, but there are questions about ways in which the system has been susceptible to influence by money or adults who aren’t placing children first. 


Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform (PEAR): started as a grassroots group of adoptive and prospective adoptive parents in Pennsylvania, this nonprofit organization with worldwide membership works toward reforming the existing adoption system so that it represents the best interest of the people most impacted by the system: the children and their families, both original and adoptive.


Top Ten Ethical Considerations In Open Adoption Practice, by Mary Martin Mason, on the American Adoption Congress website


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