access to birth certificates

After decades-long fight for access to birth certificates, NY adoptees say it's a monumental day

For the first time in 84 years, adopted people born in New York state have access to their original birth certificates. A new law to unseal those...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:20am
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Adoptees celebrate new state law allowing access to birth certificates

Starting Jan. 15, adoptees over the age of 18 in New York state will be able to access their birth certificate without a court order. Brad Cupples is an...
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Fri, 12/27/2019 - 11:53am
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New York adoptees say access to birth certificates is a basic right

Adoptee rights advocates are urging New York lawmakers to pass legislation allowing adopted people to get unrestricted access to their birth...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 5:27am
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