Adopted or Abducted? August 21, 2012

An update to our original program with new information into claims by women that they were forced to put their babies up for adoption, many with the knowledge and support of Catholic Charities.

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Since we first began investigating this story,  many people have reached out to us looking for more information on how they can locate those who were put up for adoption.  Although we are in no position to make recommendations or provide advice on this matter, we have asked Troy Dunn, a well-known adoption locator, for his tips.  Click below for more information:

Adopted Or Abducted Resources

In reporting this story, we reached out to the largest maternity home providers in America of the “baby-scoop” era for comment. These organizations had oversight on the policies and practices that led to so-called forced adoptions.

Below are the complete statements and responses from those organizations:

Catholic Charities USA

The National Crittenton Foundation

Salvation Army

National Association of Social Workers

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