Adoption and Birth Parents

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Topic:Adopted kids should or should not have the right to know who they parents are

General Purpose:To Persuade

Specific Purpose:To Persuade people about the rights of adopted kids.

Thesis:Adopted parents should be required to inform children that they are not their biological, adopted children should be allowed access to their biological parents if they are available and willing

Introduction

Attention Getter: 126,000 children in this country who need homes, that means that the countrywide campaign will encourage more people to adopt according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than half of these are teens.

Thesis Statement:Adopted parents should be required to inform children that they are not their biological, adopted children should be allowed access to their biological parents if they are available and willing.

Credibility Statement:1. I never had an adopted friend
2. Never know of an adopted person

Main Points:1. Why adopted kids should have the right to know they parents?
2. Against Closed Adoptions?
3. Making the choice?

Transition: Why adopted kids should have the right to know they parents?

Body:
When it comes to adopted children it seems obvious to me adopted kids have a right to know they have been adopted.Meeting and know their biological parents if they wish, and theright to take over the biological mother's "right to privacy". After all, "what is best for the child" is supposed to be the aim of mothers when they're deciding what to do nor not to do.

Adopted children should know their birth parents is an emotionally changed question.

However there is open adoptions, in which kidscontinue to enjoy some level of contact with their birth parents, becoming more each year.

Most agencies offer a range of adoption types and left the choice up to...
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