By a vote of 126-2 in the New York Assembly, New York becomes the tenth state to pass genuine equal rights legislation for adult adoptees. #YouGotItRight #YouMadeItEqual This is overwhelming. pic.twitter.com/wgnW504Tvk
— New York Adoptee Rights Coalition (@nyadopteerights) June 20, 2019
New York lawmakers agreed to end secrecy surrounding adoptions in the state, passing a law that will automatically open birth records for adoptees when they turn 18.
So why can’t we?
Meanwhile, Wednesday’s Seanad debate on adoption anonymity here.
Previously: Conflating And Confusing Privacy And Secrecy