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Illinois Adoption

Illinois' Abandoned Baby Law, 10 Years Later

WBEZ | Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

From a high rise overlooking Chicago's Rush Street, Dawn Geras begins her mornings the same way. She scans her e-mail for news stories about dead babi...

Catholic Charities Loses Same-Sex Adoption Fight In Illinois

Posted 10.20.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) An Illinois judge has ruled that the state can terminate adoption and foster care services w...

Catholic Charities Could Block Adoptions For Couples In Civil Unions

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

One of the largest adoption agencies in Illinois is threatening to turn away couples with civil unions, despite state law demanding they do otherwise....

Anti-Gay Adoption Bill Struck Down In Illinois Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By Yasmin Nair, courtesy of the Windy City Times SB 1993 was recently struck down in the Illinois Senate Human Services Committee. The bill would ha...

Illinois Reverses Adoption Privacy Law

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The bill, HB5428, removes the current automatic confidentiality a birth mother receives when giving a child up for adoption. Now, that information wil...