I am all for defending the rights of others and saving children in this nation and others alike but I sometimes feel as if we've been losing sight of ourselves. We go outside of the country to adopt children and while I feel for these children we have orphaned children here at home. I understand that it is sometimes easier but what about our children? We also go to the aid of almost anyone who needs support. We are involved in crisis of our own and I wonder while we're busy saving the world who is going to save us?
Answer by GMR at 1:33 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:31 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
I agree. Our church mention how many older kids there are in our OWN nation that deserve a home. We have discussed adoption quite a bit over the years.
Do you know what else is sad? Americans fight for Humane rights of people of other nations, but let our veterans remain in large parts homeless. I encourage people to visit http://www.nchv.org/ to donate time, efforts, etc in your area to help.
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 1:40 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
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Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 2:02 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
Answer by chickaboom73 at 2:09 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
We are adopting outside the country because we cannot adopt here. I have a history of mental issues when I was younger that keep me from being eligible to adopt here in the US now. Thankfully, other countries look at what you are doing today and are willing to grant us the right to adopt. We have a son and he is well cared for and loved. I have not had any issues in over 12 years. That is why may adopt out of the country they cannot adopt here. You fix the law I will adopt here in the USA.
Answer by Anonymous at 3:19 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
Yea, in the US there are foster homes,shelters, free school lunch, free vaccinations,etc,etc,etc,etc,etc,etc. Plus it's up to the person spending THEIR money where they want to adopt...not up to you,me,us. Live and let live!!!
How many of YOU are out there HELPING and/or adopting these children in the US? Not many so, stop complaining!
Answer by Anonymous at 3:32 PM on Jan. 15, 2009
Answer by madamekatekate at 4:44 PM on Jan. 15, 2009