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April 8, 2016

 

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Lesbian Parents Fight To List Both Names On Birth Records

Indiana birth certificates list the birth mother and the father. For a lesbian couple like Nicki and Tonya Bush-Sawyer, that leaves one of them out.

March 4, 2016

 

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Adoption Records Officially Open With Newly-Signed Law

Most children adopted in Indiana from 1941 through 1993 will have access to their birth records under a bill signed into law Friday by Gov. Mike Pence.

February 22, 2016

 

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Adoption Records Bill Passes House, Advances To Gov. Pence

Last year’s version of the bill was killed in a House committee after fears arose over birth mother privacy.

January 13, 2016

 

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Bill To Open State’s Closed Adoptions Records Moves Forward

Indiana's closed adoptions era spanned from 1941 to 1993.

December 30, 2015

 

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GOP Sen. Brent Steele Will Not Seek Re-Election Next Year

Sen. Brent Steele says, for his last session, he’s going to focus on a few key issues he’s particularly passionate about.

October 21, 2015

 

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Lawmakers Look Into Opening Closed Adoption Records

Lawmakers next session will take another pass at legislation opening up records from Indiana’s closed adoptions era.

April 7, 2015

 

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Adoption Records Bill Officially Dead

The bill stalled in a house committee last month and is being bumped as the legislative session nears its end.

March 23, 2015

 

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House Committee Puts The Brakes On Opening Adoption Records

Adoptions that took place between 1941 and 1993 were automatically sealed, but the governor's office says it has concerns about releasing the records.

February 27, 2015

 

Rep. Matt Ubelhor speaks on the House floor.

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” February 27, 2015

Why some parents are opting their kids out of ISTEP testing, this week at the statehouse and a look back 30 years ago to the Bob Knight chair throwing incident.

February 27, 2015

 

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Bill Would Provide Equal Access To Adoption Records

The state sealed adoption records from 1941 to 1994.

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