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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.