I am Annette O’Connell. I was born in the Bronx in 1967 and adopted in Rockland County in 1968. Today is truly historic.
New York Ends 83 Years of Inequality for Adopted People
Our press release in response to passage of S3419/A5494 in the New York Assembly on June 20, 2019.
New York Legislators Call for Passage of Clean Adoptee Rights Bill
Press conference calls for passage of A.9959B/S.7631B, which establishes the right of adoptees to receive a certified copy of their original birth certificate upon reaching the age of 18.