Critics: New York State’s Adoption Restrictions Causing ‘a Lot of Pain’

by Tablet Staff  PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Adoptive parents in New York and those seeking to adopt children are criticizing a restriction by New York’s Office of Children and Family Services that limits the financial support adoptive families can give birth mothers in New York and out of state. The agency said these women can only […]

Pro-Life Family Shows The Adoption Choice

The Stark family, who live in Pound Ridge in Westchester County, have seven children, six of them adopted, including three from China. The family’s story shows another facet of the pro-life movement: adoption.

The Option of Adoption Gives the Gift of Life

by Kathleen M. Gallagher

My friend Mary is one-of-a-kind. She is a retired police lieutenant from suburban Long Island, where we both grew up. Today Mary has relocated to a rural hamlet in the northernmost county of New York State. She owns a 300+ acre farm that includes goats, cows, horses, a donkey, two dogs, and lots of chickens, some of whom occasionally roam through the farmhouse.