Adoptees’ birth info becoming easier to access – FamilySearch November 26, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearchAdoptees’ birth info becoming easier to access:

November 26, 2019

Here’s some very topical good news — barely days old — for adopted people trying to trace their families.

Adoptees have long faced problems of gaining access to birth certificates listing names of birth parents. Recently, though, states have begun opening up records so that people who’ve been adopted can find out who their birth parents were, information that for generations has been shrouded in secrecy.

The latest is the state of New York, which just this month took action.

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