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Title of Speech: THINK KARLA Topic: Adoption (Open Adoption) Specific Purpose: To persuade and convince my audience to adopt a child, whether it be domestically, privately, or internationally, and to raise the child with connection to birth mother and father if deemed appropriate. Thesis Statement: Adoption gives the children a better chance at a good life. I. Introduction A-D. Children everyday are born into this world and abandoned. Many grow up not understanding who their parents are...

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 REPUBLIC ACT 8552 The Domestic Adoption Act of 1998 Republic Act No. 8552 otherwise known as the "Domestic Adoption Act of 1998” is an act establishing the rules and policies on domestic adoption of Filipino children. This act was passed by both house of Congress on February 13, 1998 and approved by President Fidel V. Ramos on February 13, 1998. The Domestic Adoption Act of 1998 ensures that every Filipino child is provided with love, care, understanding and security toward the full development...

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Gay Adoption

Gay Adoption in the US Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the debate regarding gay men and lesbian couples adopting children in the United States. Thesis: Social stigma, legal hurdles, and agency biases are the main points surrounding the gay adoption controversy. Introduction: In 2011, 400,540 children in the US were in the foster care system, waiting to be adopted according to the Children’s Bureau page at the Administration for Children and Families webpage. However, an entire...

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Transracial Adoption

 Adopting A Child of a Different Race Abstract Transracial adoptions have been a big issue since they have even become an option for adoption. A close friend of the family decided to go the route of transracial adoption. This was her last resort, because she was not able to have children on her on. And the only children in her range were either Caucasian or Asian. Rationalism is the theory that I have decided to use for the views of these topics. Rationalism is belief...

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Homosexuals and Adoption

heterosexual parents (Coparent or second-parent adoption by same-sex parents.,2002). This is not an issue about gays”, Ohio House Speaker Jon Husted states, who was adopted as a child. “This is about children” (Stone, 2008). Homosexual parents have proven their qualifications for being foster. The National Adoption Center believes that each and every child deserves a stable and permanent home with a loving and nurturing family. The National Adoption Center also has a policy that no one should be...

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Open Adoption vs. Closed Adoption

Many children are adopted each year, and with these children being adopted there are adoptions. There are many forms of adoption used throughout the world, but the biggest forms of adoption are closed adoption and open adoption. Open adoptions are adoptions in which the birthmother, the biological mother of an adoptee, is allowed contact with the adoptee. Closed adoption is an adoption where the birthmother of the adoptee is not present in the child’s life in any way shape or form. The birth family...

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Adoption in Nigeria

Opemi Arueyingho Child Care Ms. Rae 2-28-2013 Adoption In Nigeria. I have chosen the country Nigeria to research on adoption, because Nigeria is the country where by my Parents and their ancestors are from. I have also seen a few adoptions take place, Few years ago I even volunteered at an Orphanage in Nigeria, it was a mind blowing experience, many kids called me their aunty anytime I came by. Remembering those moments made me want to know more about the little kids life and what process...

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Adoption of Animals

of…………………………………………. Resident of…………………………………………………………….having his permanent address/correspondence address at……………………… Pan Card No. ………………………………., Tel No………………………………….hereinafter called the Second Party of the other Part. WHEREAS a programme for the adoption of animals/birds has been launched by the First Party and under the said programme any animal or bird housed in the aforementioned Zoological Park may be adopted by corporate houses or individuals. AND WHEREAS this said programme has been initiated...

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Transracial Adoptions

Adoption establishes a legally recognized, lifelong relationship between a parent and child. The adoptive parent becomes legally and morally responsible for the child's safety, education, health care, value development, development of life skills, as well as the day-to-day care of that child. Transracial adoption is the placement of infants and children who are one race with parents of a different race. It is one of the most controversial topics in America still today. In 1987, only one percent of...

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Close Adoption vs. Open Adoption

concept of adoption was not legally recognized in the United States until the 1850’s, with the inception of the first adoption laws. While transfers of children to substitute parents or now known as “adoptive parents” had occurred informally since American colonial times, adoption laws legitimized the informal adoptive arrangements which previously existed. There are now two different forms of adopting a child: open or closed adoptions. Although there are two options for adoption, all adoptions should...

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