We made history by reversing more than eight decades of discrimination against New York adopted people.
We Have the Votes: Pass A5494
Let the people of New York speak. A supermajority of legislators support the Weprin/Montgomery Bill. Pass A5494 today.
Speaker Heastie: Let’s Move A5494 Forward
It will take the leadership of Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie to get A5494 out of committee and to the Assembly floor for a vote.
Ending Eight Decades of Secrecy
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.
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.