Under a newly enacted law, adult adoptees in Ohio can now seek access to their original birth certificates. With this change, Ohio joins a small number of states that have made an about-face in thinking about the role of secrecy in adoption, and have joined the gradual shift towards greater openness.
Joanna L. Grossman,
Secrets and Lies: A New Ohio Law Opens the Adoption Closet Verdict
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