Absolutely no adoptee rights or adoption reform organization in the United States today supports this unhealthy and unethical scheme that abrogates the rights of “legally abandoned” newborns, adoptees, and their biological parents and reeks of private industry privilege and profit. Yet our concerns go unanswered, and in fact ignored.
Indiana SB345: Bastard Nation Letter of Opposition– House Judiciary Committee, March 7, 2023. Legalizes child traffking for adoption
Moreover, the bill contains no requirement that the emergency provider even inform DCS of any type of Safe Haven event, hindering the state’s ability to regulate abandonment care procedures, oversee cases, and track abandonments and numbers. Lack of DCS involvement, in fact, reeks of black and gray market adoption outcomes and trafficking.
Indiana Senate Creates an Adoption-in-a-Box Pipeline
An Indiana bill will build a pipeline of abandoned babies, all boxed up and ready for adoption.
Indiana Baby Box Adoption Hits the Wire. We Have Questions. Why Doesn’t the Media?
Does anyone believe that all 21 (or is that 22?) babies left in baby boxes and their mothers experienced no medical issues? No medical provider I have ever spoken to believes this.
What the Hell? Indiana to Pour $1 Million in Taxpayer Money into Safe Haven Baby Box Installations
This is a surprising development—but maybe it isn’t when you consider the baby box chicken-in-every pot vision of a future America.
Firefighters Search for Missing Babies?
Firefighters are not crime investigators or finders of lost babies.
Safe Haven Baby Box Inc Theater and the Return of Baby 19: Adoptee Stories are Our Own, Not for Public Perusal
Adopted people have been subjected to this kind of exploitation, objectification, and third-party self-aggrandizement for decades.
Email from Monica Kelsey to Dr. Jerome M. Adams, June 24, 2016
Text of an email from Monica Kelsey, CEO of Safe Haven Baby Boxes Inc., to Dr. Jerome Adams, then the Indiana state health commissioner (he later became the US Surgeon General).
An overview of Indiana law, statistics, legislation, and news stories related to Safe Haven Baby Boxes.
Get Out of the Way! It’s a Birthday Party!
When Linda Znachko speaks at baby box blessings, she refers to the day a baby is boxed up and left behind, as “a birthday party waiting to happen.”