Tag: adoption

UPDATED: New recording proves Chris Smith didn’t say orphanages are “better than gay adoption”

By The Staff _ Update:  We now have some much-needed context to this story. MoreMonmouthMusings, which covers the Shore-reaches of Smith’s district, has now posted full video from the event referenced by The Blade. At one point, prior in time Read More

Adopted people can start getting N.J. birth records revealing their parents next month

TRENTON — A law passed after 34 years of relentless lobbying that will allow adopted people to obtain their original birth certificates containing information about their parents, their medical history and identity will take effect in January. State Health Commissioner Read More

Could Adoption Bill Increase Abortions?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie made national headlines on Monday when he conditionally vetoed a controversial adoption bill that would permit expanded access to birth records previously only accessible by way of court order. Since the veto was ‘conditional’ Read More

Christie CV’s Adoption Bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed S-873, Save Jerseyans, paving the way for big (and extremely controversial) changes to the state of the law governing adoptees’ birth records in New Jersey, specifically, permitting them to Read More