• Petitioned Congress

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make all adoption records open

    1. michelle anderson
    2. Petition by

      michelle anderson

      Davenport, IA

All citizens should be entitled to know their correct birthdate, their own ancestry, nationality, medical family history, and even be entitled to the right to reunite with missing family members. life is too short to imprison people due to adoption laws by withholding their own personal life information from them. it is necessary for a sense of security, self esteem, self awareness, preservation of family and culture. There are hundreds of thousands going to their graves seeking their entire lifetimes never finding their own missing identities or even the chance to know their own family members.Many years ago and still today some would say it is a right to not have this information public. However, it is essentially a responsiblity of a parent to entitle not only life as the parents choice to a child, but also an identity to that child.

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    Reasons for signing

      • over 2 years ago

      i have firends that r stugling with even finding out genetic hellth problemms and they keep saying that they dont have the rite to know and in my opinyon its bull shit cuz sometimes its a life or deth thing for them to know everytghing ther is to know about there familly.

    • Thomas Pickering DAVENPORT, IA
      • over 2 years ago

      Was scarred by finding out about my adoption at the age of 32.

    • michelle anderson DAVENPORT, IA
      • over 2 years ago

      free the American people who are affected by adoption in some shape or form. it is wrong to withhold a person's true identity and their own personal facts from them!


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