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Russia's upper house approves US adoption ban

By 121212   2012 Dec 26, 3:28am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   817 views   8 comments   watch (0)   share   quote  

Russia's upper house approves US adoption ban

Russia's upper house of parliament passed a ban on US parents adopting Russian children on Wednesday, bringing one of the most controversial pieces of legislation of the Vladimir Putin era a step closer to the statute book.

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1   Tenpoundbass (69/69 = 100% civil)   2012 Dec 26, 3:32am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I would expect most countries to follow, if America were to approve Gay marriages.

2   121212   2012 Dec 27, 4:18am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Soft Ruki, your not welcome, Your a SPAMMER!

3   121212   2012 Dec 27, 4:24am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

I even don't mind Cpt' spewing shit from time to time, but your just plainly Ruki!Shrek.

4   dublin hillz   2012 Dec 27, 7:46am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Damn russians trying to take high ground - why don't those bastards at least acknowledge stalin's crimes first? Ubludki blyad!

5   Thedaytoday   2012 Dec 27, 7:56am  ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Russians don't adopt there own kids! That's the issue here and the Russian know it.

6   Macropodia (30/32 = 93% civil)   2012 Dec 28, 12:13am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Well, if there were not so many extraordinary cases of abuse, they would not have had to take these steps...
There should be better screening of all people waiting to adopt. Nationally and internationally

7   Macropodia (30/32 = 93% civil)   2012 Dec 28, 12:13am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

The problem situations may be due to differences in parent screening.
Maybe Russia needs to tighten it's screening procedures rather than shut out potential child placements.
"Myth: You can adopt from any country you want.
Busted!: When a single person or couple decides to adopt internationally, they must follow the criteria of the country from which they choose to adopt. For instance, some countries allow only couples to adopt, while others work with single clients. Some countries are uncomfortable with an age difference of more than 40 years between the oldest parent and the child, while other countries seem to prefer older parents. Because of societal values, some countries set restrictions on whether a family can already have children upon applying, some have income or weight requirements, and some work only with people who have a certain ethnic heritage. Because of political disturbance, natural disasters, or long-held beliefs, some countries do not participate in international adoption. The best place to find out whether or not it is possible to adopt from a particular country is the U.S. Department of State’s Intercountry "

12:13 PM 12/27/2012

8   zzyzzx (40/40 = 100% civil)   2012 Dec 28, 10:04am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

If it means less kids here, I'm all for it!

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