8 Reasons Why Adoptees Should Have Access to Their Original Birth Certificates

Every adoptee should have access to his or her birth certificate.

Tom Andriola May 15, 2015

Adoptees should have access to their original birth certificates, and it should not have to be a debate to give this access. Genealogy has been around since the start of human existence. For many, it is a basic fundamental desire to want to learn about your roots, and for all, it is a basic human right to have access to these roots. Adoptees should not be denied access to the basic information that will help them to be able to participate in this widespread human endeavor. Here is why:

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Tom Andriola

Tom Andriola advocates for adoptee rights and shares his personal experiences about being adopted and his successful, independent search for both biological parents. To see more of his writing, visit Tom's Facebook page.

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