Check out this article written by AFAAD MN member writer Shannon Gibney!
TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION Some Visions I Have Seen…
“What would the world look like if every parent – regardless of class, race, culture, or gender – had the opportunity to raise her own child?
How would various communities of color look and function if adults had enough education, training, and opportunity to ensure that when and if a family did encounter challenges, the local community could step in and care for the children in the least intrusive, most culturally-sensitive manner? What if families had every opportunity to remain intact and children were not removed from their midst on a regular basis?
Certainly, in such a world, the reproductive debate would be expanded to not only include the right of women to have safe abortions if they so choose, but to also raise their children in their own families and home communities. ”