- A growing number of adoptees are speaking out, saying that adoption is not a substitute for the right to abortion – or a solution to problems with infertility or family planning.
- Many adopters told USA TODAY.
- The issue has come to the fore after a Supreme Court draft nods to the idea that the need for adoption makes abortion less necessary.
Kirsta Bowman was adopted in New Orleans as an infant, by parents who advertised in the newspaper that they were looking for a child. Now 31, Bowman says she’s frustrated that the adoption is being used to advance the Supreme Court’s potential decision to oust Roe. v. Swim.
“I struggled with my mental health every day of my childhood, adolescence, and adult life, and that came from being adopted and adopted as a newborn,” she said. speak.