Questions for the Vaughns

For background go to Adoption as a Public Event: Media Perception and the Grayson Wyrembek Case, and The Adoption Industry Does the Innuendo: The Misappropriation of Adoptee Rights and the Demonization of Ben Wyremek ****** Early Friday morning I posted the following questions on Jason and Christy Vaughn’s Keeping Grayson Home webpage forum under the thread, Grayson’s Abuse. These are questions I discussed earlier in my “Innuendo” blog directly below this entry: 1. What is Why is not locatable through any web search? 2. Is Keeping Grayson Home a 501 (3)(c)? Does it have a tax number? If yes to both or either, under what name(s) are they incorporated? If they are not incorporated, especially KGH, who is the Fiscal Agent. 3 Why is the case being promoted as an “adopted children’s rights” case when there is no such thing as “adopted children’s right.” There is neither a right to adopt nor a right to be adopted. 4 Why is the genuine adoptee rights movement being co-opted and our language misappropriated? I have also asked several times why, if their case is so egregious, that no adoption reform organization or pro-adoption professional or lobby group has stepped up to Continue Reading →

The Adopton Industry Does the Innuendo: Misappropriation of Adoptee Rights and the Demonization of Ben Wyrembek

We can do the innuendo, we can dance and sing When it’s said and done, we haven’t told you a thing We all know that crap is king, give us dirty laundry …Don Henley Thursday night someone on Facebook pointed out that Jason and Christy Vaughn’s Save Grayson! Twitter account promotes their failed attempt to adopt Grayson Wyrembek as an “adoptee rights” issue. I’ve been reading the Vaughn’s Keeping Grayson Home webpage (KGH) and posting on its forum, but I have not seen this outrageous claim promoted there, at least in those words, though the implication is apparent. I checked “Save Grayson!” and sure enough: Save Grayson! @KeepGraysonHome is in His hands Share the love. Support adopted childrens rights & best interests. Always follow back. Call US+404/482-1585. Updates here & on Facebook The term is qualified as “adopted childrens rights.” But, (1) Grayson was never adopted or even legally available for adoption and (2) the term “adoptee rights” is generally understood to mean the unequivical legal right of adopted adults to their own original birth certificates and other state records about our births and adoptions. “Adoptee rights” is not about the demand of adults to adopt a child Continue Reading →