adoption Study: Black And Latino Prisoners Lose Parental Rights At Higher Rates In Connecticut By Cassandra Basler • 22 hours ago Courtesy of Pixabay People who are incarcerated have their parental rights terminated at a disproportionately high rate in Connecticut. The rate is much higher among Black and Latino parents, which leads to more children of color placed in adoption. Connecticut Looks To Ensure Parentage Rights For LGBTQ Couples By Alek Lewis • Mar 9, 2021 Image by SatyaPrem from Pixabay Connecticut lawmakers will consider a bill that would extend parental status to non-biological, unmarried and same sex couples for the children under their care. New York Law Gives Adoptees Access To Birth Certificates By Karen DeWitt • Nov 14, 2019 Hans Pennink / AP Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that allows New York to join nine other states to allow adoptees to receive a certified copy of their birth certificate when they turn 18-years-old. For Conn. adoptees, the possibility of finding birth parents By Davis Dunavin • Apr 27, 2014 Davis Dunavin Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow people who were adopted to see their original birth certificates. This wo uld change the way the state has handled adoptions for decades.