EQ: Should parents be able to get their child back?

Backround Information

  • It has become a money-making business.
  • In 1994 congress passed the Multi ethnic Placement Act (MEPA) to allow different raced parents to adopt a different raced child.
  • In 1970 legal and social attitudes has changed majorly which changed the adoption process.
  • Unmarried women would give up their babies just for money.
  • Between 1950 and the mid-1970s, Asian children had the most international adoptions in the United States.

Answer to EQ

Yes and no because some moms chose to give up their babies for money. Other moms could have had certain reasons for giving them up just until they get enough money.

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