ADOPTION POLICIES STATE-BY-STATE

Adoptee access to information, like gay marriage and the death penalty, is an issue which is decided on a state-by-state basis. Why records were sealed in the first place, and why they continue to be sealed in some states, is a complex issue, and important to understand. Click on the link below to see what adoption policies are regarding access to records in your own state.

Please use our interactive map to learn about access legislation efforts state-by-state
Click anywhere on the map to view state-by-state efforts.
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