Canada’s The National Post has an article today by Kathryn Blaze Carlson, which examines coerced adoptions in Ontario, Canada. An excerpt:
“Ontario’s NDP urged the Dalton McGuinty government Wednesday to look at launching an inquiry into the province’s historic adoption practices in the wake of accusations from women who say they were coerced by social agencies, medical workers and churches into giving up their children.
“I would urge the Minister of Children and Youth Services in Ontario to give serious consideration to calls for an inquiry, and to listen carefully to the views of groups representing those who have been affected by these practices in maternity homes and elsewhere,” Monique Taylor, the Ontario NDP’s critic for children and youth services, said in a statement…”
Read the full piece here: http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/03/15/coerced-adoptions/