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  • LGBT Adoption Essay

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    LGBT Adoption “ There are approximately 100,000 children and/ or adolescents who are in the Child Welfare System waiting to be put into foster care or be adopted” (Kreisher). The number of children living with 1 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) parent today ranges from six to fourteen million children or adolescents. Adoption is to take into one’s family legally and raise as one’s own child. Although adoption is first spoken of in the Bible, the first recorded adoption takes place

  • The Many Benefits of Adoption

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    When the average American citizen today thinks about the concept of adoption, what images are typically the first that come to mind? Although different people are sure to have equally as different experiences in this field, one picture continues to remain the most commonly-accepted. This image consists of a man and a woman who cannot have children of their own, a newborn baby, and a single mother who will certainly be unable to provide for the infant due to her young age, lack of financial support

  • International Adoption Essay

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    The necessity of adoption in the world is astounding. Currently, there is an estimated 143 million orphans worldwide (Wingert, vol.151). As of 2007, there were 513,000 children living in foster care within the United States alone (Rousseau 21:14). International adoption in the United States was jumpstarted post World War II as a way of helping those children who were left homeless, after war had taken their parents. Although there are thousands of healthy children awaiting adoption in the United States

  • Persuasive Essay On Adoption

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    Adoption is a hard process. It causes a lot of stress and causes people to freak out sometimes. You might not always get what you want but you have to keep thinking positive and you have to hope that good will come out of it. Some people aren’t able to have children so it’s a hard and long process and they have to wait for a long time sometimes to maybe be able to have a child that could potentially be theirs. There are different ways to have adoptions, most people will have an open adoption because

  • Adoption Is A Better Choice

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    pregnancy, there are many options for them. Most of their options are not straight forward or easy to see. Some mothers decide to keep their child while others feel that adoption or abortion is the better choice for both themselves and the unborn child. In the United States, nearly one in four pregnancies end in abortion. Adoption is a better choice because it is just the beginning for a life. According to the blog, Our Bodies Ourselves, the first recorded abortion in the Untied States was in the

  • International Adoptions Essay

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    INTRODUCTION The number of international adoptions taking place in the United States is steadily increasing. Many people looking to start a family in the United States are turning to international adoptions because the process is easier than adopting within this country. However, many of these adoptive parents are not ready for the challenges of adopting a child from another country. Not only are the adoptive parents and the children at different levels of readiness to attach but the child is forced

  • Argumentative Essay On Adoption

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    only about 135,000 kids are adopted in the U.S. With numbers being so low in adoption rates, and many couples hoping to find a beautiful child to make legally theirs, we ask ourselves, how is this possible? It takes months to years for an adoption process to be fulfilled completely. Adoption should be a cheaper, easier and quicker process to complete because those children need a home to reside in. Through adoption, you’re taking a child in as your own. As a parent, you may be completing

  • Legalizing Gay Adoption

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    Legalizing the Adoption of Children by Gay marriage The adoption of children should be based on finding a home with loving parents. This situation should not be judged regarding the sexual orientation. Gay marriage is now legal, the next step could be adopting children without any restrictions whatsoever. The Christian Church and some other religions overall see this as a wrong doing to humanity, some people believe children might grow up wanting to be the same. Also, there are many individuals

  • Persuasive Essay On Adoption

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    overwhelmingly complicated. The prospect of sorting through attorneys, social workers, adoption agencies, and legal forms can be enough to scare off even the most enthusiastic prospective adoptive families. There are several different types of adoption which we will look at later in this essay. Also, there are several questions that you should ask yourself before you decide if adoption is the right thing to do. Deciding if adoption is right for your family is a personal decision and one that is usually made

  • Adoption Research Paper

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    Open Adoption: A Growing Trend in the U.S. In the last four decades, the concept of the American family has undergone a radical transformation, reflecting society¡¯s growing openness. Among all segments of society, there is a greater acceptance of a variety of family structures ¨C from single parenting to blended families to same sex parenting of children. The introduction of openness into the process of adoption offers new opportunities for children in need of a parent or parents and prospective