The New York Assembly Health Committee recommended passage today of A5494, a bill that would end 83 years of iron-clad secrecy over birth certificates of adopted persons.
Birth/First Parents Line Up Behind Weprin-Montgomery Bill
NYARC has received endorsements of the Weprin-Montgomery Bill from prominent birth/first parent groups and individuals.
Open Letter to New York State Adoption Equality
Open letter to New York State Adoption Equality, a former NYARC core partner and the only New York advocacy group that has yet to unite with advocates to work toward enactment of the Weprin/Montgomery Bill.
This Is Your New York Adoptee Rights Bill
The Weprin/Montgomery bill restores the right of all New York adult adoptees to request and obtain certified copies of their own original birth certificates.