No, CAICW is not asking for prayer support for natural mothers who have lost their children through forced adoption. The language clearly indicates that CAICW is talking about that small but very special variety of paps who drag their disputed adoption cases through the courts hauling their PR teams, flashbulbs, and high-priced lawyers behind them.
The trauma is on their heads.
I’ve known a couple people who returned newborns they hoped to adopt to a natural parent. It was a difficult and sad decision. The initial response, they say, was to fight, but then they realized that they could never have lived with themselves. They had no ethical choice, even if the law was on their side. Barring proven neglect or abuse, no decent person wants to keep someone else’s child without their non-coerced consent.
Here is a portion of a message:
Some from simply the prolonged stress and fear of not knowing what will happen to your child; others, from the trauma of witnessing their child be taken screaming and crying – and then never knowing or hearing what has become of them from that point on.
When I think of the tens of thousands of women in this country today who were pressured, forced, and coerced to toss their newborns into the adoption mill, I inarticulately feel sick.
Where is their prayer request for them?
When I think of fathers like Dusten Brown whose children are stolen from them by money, child greed, and PR, I want to inarticulately throw my computer out the window.
Where is the prayer request for them?
When I think of the millions of adoptees whose records remain sealed sto fit the agenda of a small number of legislators and special interests want to inarticulately chain myself in a tiger cage at the statehouse.
Where’s the prayer request for us?
Is no expropriation low enough?
Suggested reading by Daniel Ibn Zyad: Do you believe God has a play in infertility/fertility/adoption?
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